Articles by Marta Mendes da Rocha

May 19, 2021

How South America’s leaders have mishandled the Covid-19 pandemic

Marta Mendes da Rocha
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
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Marta Mendes da Rocha
Associate Professor and Researcher, Federal University of Juiz de Fora

Marta holds a PhD in Political Science from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.

She is an associate professor in the Department of Social Sciences, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (UFJF) and Director of its Study Group on Local Politics, NEPOL.

Her current research focuses on political representation, local politics and clientelism.

She has co-edited Elites Parlamentares na Am√©rica Latina, with F.Anastasia, A.Mateos and M. In√°cio, and Elei√ß√Ķes, partidos e representa√ß√£o pol√≠tica nos munic√≠pios brasileiros, with Teresa Kerbauy.

Follow her on Twitter @mendesrocha1

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