2018: Research fellow at the Loyola Andalucía University.
Formerly a professor at the Federal University of Goiás and at the Pontifical University Catholic of Goiás in Brazil, Hugo taught classes in International Relations and Journalism at both Universities.
He has been a team member of a number of research projects to combat human trafficking at the Federal University of Goiás, and has also been part of the state committee working on migration policies in the state of Goiás. He continues his interest in journalism as a political commentator and international policy analyst for Brazilian media. His current work is focused on mobilizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals to work against Human Trafficking: Businesses and Policy mobilization.