The Committee takes care of the local logistical planning, recruitment of faculty and students, design of tracks and courses, and day-to-day coordination of the Summer School.
Lorena G. Barberia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo. Her primary fields of interest are comparative political economy, Latin American politics and political methodology. Her work is aimed at analysing redistributive politics in Latin America. At USP, Professor Barberia teaches quantitative methods for undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Political Science. She has served as a member of the IPSA-USP Summer School Faculty Coordinating Committee since 2011 and assumed the Chair of the Summer School in 2015. In the 2020 Summer School, she will be teaching the time-series modules with Guy Whitten and Andrew Philips.
Jonathan Phillips joined the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo in 2018. His research focuses on comparative political economy; on how elites choose strategies to govern, bureaucratic politics and innovative processes of accountability. He has fieldwork experience in Nigeria, India and Brazil. Jonathan has taught courses at USP on Causal Inference, Comparative politics and on Programming and Data Analysis. In the 2020 Summer School, he will teach “Making Causal Critiques,” a course that provides students with multi-methods training in to hone their skills in evaluating and designing research.
Glauco Peres da Silva is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo. His primary fields of interest are electoral politics and the political economy of Executive -Legislative relations. His current research aims to understand the incentives on Congressmen behavior created by electoral legislation. He has served as an instructor in the IPSA-USP Summer School since 2012, where he has taught the refresher courses in mathematics, statistical inference, and multiple regression. In the 2020 Summer School, he will be teaching Essentials of Multiple Regression Analysis.