Giuliano Reis was born in Brasilia (Brazil), where he taught elementary science and high school biology in both public and private schools for over a decade. He received his M.A. in Education from the University of Brasilia (UnB). His research interests include science and environmental education in diverse learning settings, science and the environment in the media, qualitative research and discourse analysis. He is married to Juliana Reis, with whom he has two daughters: Ana-Julia and Maria-Luiza Reis.