Despite their constitutional powers, South American presidents have not managed the Covid-19 pandemic effectively, write Marta Rocha, Luciana Santana and Magna Inácio. This is worrying in a region desperate to overcome economic decline, inequality, unemployment, and extreme poverty
Adjunct Professor, Federal University of Alagoas / Professor in Political Science, Federal University of Piauí
Luciana holds a Master's and PhD in Political Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, which included a doctoral internship at the University of the University of Salamanca.
She leads the research group Institutions, Political Behavior and Democracy.
Luciana is also a researcher at Rede Politologas, and she currently coordinates the project State Governments and Actions to Combat the Covid-19 Pandemic, in partnership with the Brazilian Association of Political Science.