I am an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Latin American Integration (UNILA), in Brazil. I receive my master degree in Social Policies from the University of Buenos Aires and my PhD in Political Science from the from Rio de Janeiro´s Graduate Research Institute (IESP-UERJ). I am also associate researcher of the National Institute of Science and Technology on Public Policies, Strategies and Technology (INCT-PPED). My main research interests are: social policies, state-market-labor relations and coalitions for development. I am currently working in a project on role of coalitions on trajectories of development in a comparative.