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Associate Professor of Government and Politics
Director, Political Science Graduate Studies
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
Mariely Lopez-Santana is an Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. She is the author of 'The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe: Between Decentralization and Centralization in the Activation Era' (SUNY Press, 2015).
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI). Her main field of study is Comparative Politics with an emphasis on comparative welfare states and social policy; comparative federalism and decentralization; European Union Politics; and new modes of governance.
Prior to joining George Mason University, she was a Max Weber Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute. In addition, she was an Erasmus Mundus MAPP Visiting Scholar at the Institut Barcelona D' Estudis Internacionals (IBEI).
For more information, refer to her CV.