Haína Coelho is a political science PhD candidate at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), has a BA in Political Science/International Relations at the same institution and a MA in Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). She studies coalition presidencialism system and the Brazilian Executive branch dynamics since undergraduate. For her doctoral thesis, under the supervision of Prof. Mariana Batista, her main interest is the policymaking process: how the interaction of bureaucratic and partisan agents, institutional differences and government changes affect the production of policy. The provisional thesis title is “The invisible processes of policymaking in coalitional cabinets.”. She will be visiting LAC for Michaelmas and Hilary terms in 2019-2020.