Paulo Andrade is vice-dean at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) where he has been a member of the faculty of the Graduate Program in Theology since 1989. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1958 and received a Doctor in Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome. Andrade is a member of the Board of Globethics, a global network of institutions and people that work with applied ethics. He works with the Base Ecclesial Comminities and the Popular Movement. Andrade is also a past-president of SOTER (Brazilian Society of Theology and Religious Studies), one of the founders of the World Forum for Theology and Liberation, and a former vice president of INSeCT (International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology).