Leila Bianchi Aguiar is Associate Professor of History at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and Post Graduate Program in History.

She coordinates professional master in History teaching. She has been Postdoctoral fellow at State University of Campinas (Unicamp), from August, 2016 to July, 2017, developing the project Minas Gerais Historical Cities” as touristic attractions (1923-1958).

Her main research interests are Public policies in the field of culture, heritage and Tourism in Brazil and relationship between heritage and tourism in historical sites.