Candelaria Garay

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Office Address
124 Mt. Auburn - Suite 200N-258
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 74
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-495-8315
Email: Candelaria_Garay@hks.harvard.edu
Assistant
Sarah McLain (617-495-8480)
Candelaria Garay

Profile

Candelaria Garay is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government. Her research focuses on social policy, collective action, and party politics in Latin America. She received a Ph.D. and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her book Social Policy Expansion in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2016) characterizes and explains the recent expansion and cross-country variation in social policy programs (income transfers, pensions, and health-care services) to populations historically excluded from social protection in Latin America.

Courses

Spring

  • DPI-460 Latin American Politics and Policymaking

Research

For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • Books
    • Garay, Candelaria. Social Policy Expansion in Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

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