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Alex Teixeira PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, U of S

Dr. Teixeira is a postdoctoral fellow working under the guidance of Dr. Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation and a Professor at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.

Areas of Interest

  • Indigenous Economy
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Cities
  • Public Policies
  • Strategic Management


With over ten years of experience as an educator and researcher, Dr. Alex Teixeira currently teaches at the First Nations University of Canada. Prior to this, he served as a senior business strategy and performance consultant with the City of Regina.

His research has focused on strategically connecting technology, business, and services with public policy, to create a multidimensional model for how digital services can be customized to meet citizens' needs. 

Working alongside Dr. Ken Coates, JSGS Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dr. Teixeira is currently conducting research examining the response of Indigenous economic development corporations to the pandemic, including their management, cash flow and investment challenges, commercial adaptations and relations with Indigenous governments. Their work will contribute to the growing, but still limited, amount of scholarly work on indigenous economic development corporations and to the understanding of commercial adaptations to the pandemic of 2020-2022.


  • Ph.D. in Public Management, the Catholic University of Parana (Brazil)
  • Master in Information Systems, Federal University of Parana (Brazil)
  • Bachelor’s in Business, University of South Sant Catarina (Brazil)

Recent Grants/Awards

  • Indigenous Digital Economic Development Project, MITACS, USASK, $50,000 (2022 to 2023).
  • Multidimensional information framework for digital cities. PUC/PR, $67,200 (2016 to 2018).
  • Multidimensional Information System Model. UofR & UNICWB, $28,000. Visiting research (2016).

Select Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Teixeira, A. V.; Rezende, D. A. (2022). Multidimensional Information Framework for Strategic Digital Cities: Canadian and Brazilian comparative analysis. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management. (Accepted to be published Q4/2022) 

Teixeira, A. V.; Rezende, D. A. (2021) Strategic Digital Cities: The multidimensional information systems model analysis. Information & Society studies (article accepted, will be published Q4/2022)

Vigliar, J. M. M., Junior, I. F. B., Teixeira, A. R., & Delolmo, F. S. (2021). A (Tragic) Legal Consequence of Covid-19: Mistaken interpretation of law no. 14,034 of august 5, 2020 and the attempt to apply it to complete legal acts. Revista Juridica, 337-357. http://dx.doi.org/10.26668/revistajur.2316-753X.v2i64.5165 

Teixeira, A. V., Ribeiro, S. S., (2020). Multidimensional Information Systems: High Education Digital Services. Iberoamerican Journal of Applied Computing, 10(1), 59-74.

Teixeira, A. V., D'Avila, F. R., & Bach, M. (2020). The Criminal Wrongdoing in the Crime of Tax Evasion. Revista Jurídica, v(1), pp. 44-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.26668/revistajur.2316-753X.v1i58.3823

Teixeira, A. V.; Rezende, D. A.; Cavichiolo, C. F. (2019) Strategic Digital Cities: A survey in the southeastern Brazilian capitals. Contemporary Perspectives 14 v(2), 107-124

Teixeira, A. V.; Ribeiro, S. S.; Arantes, V. M. (2019) The Digitalization of Brazilian Cities: A study based on information from the ministry of communications. Revista Juridica, v(2), 34-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.26668/revistajur.2316-753X.v2i55.3412

Teixeira, A. V.; de Andrade, P. R. M. (2017). Representing Non-Relational Databases with Darwinian Networks. International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA), 7, 119-126.  DOI: 10.9790/9622-070503119126

Teixeira, A. V., & Rezende, D. A. (2017). Strategic Digital City in the Context of the Brazilian Public Information Law. In 14th CONTECSI-International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management. DOI: 10.5748/9788599693131-14contecsi/ps-4693

Books published

Knoerr, F. G., Séllos-Knoerr, V. C. D., & Teixeira, A. V. (2021). Political Science and Law: Citizenship Under Construction. University of Regina Press. v(1), 278p. Canada. ISBN: 9781777788407 https://ourspace.uregina.ca/handle/10294/12219

Teixeira, A.V., (2020) COVID-19: a report of Canadian strategies and public support policies in the city of Regina, SK, Canada. v(1), 116p. Dialectic & Reality. ISBN: 9786587217000  (Chapter).

Teixeira, A. V., Costa, H. (2017). Administration, Design & New Technology. v(1), 138p. Brazil. Instituto Memoria.  ISBN: 9788566201864