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Home > Carolina Requena
2018-02 - 2018-07
Visiting PhD Candidate
Universidade de São Paulo
Carolina Requena is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo, where she earned her Master degree in 2015 after undergrad studies in social sciences and social communication. For her Master’s dissertation she researched change in public policy, analyzing the case of SP’s urban mobility sector with findings about a policy paradigm implemented during the Brazilian dictatorial rule (1970s and 80s), its survivor in 1990s and 2000s democracy, and its recent decay.
Since 2012, Carolina Requena has been a researcher for the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM), and between 2014 and 2016 she worked as a special advisor and chief of staff at São Paulo City Hall’s municipal secretary of international and federative affairs, during the Fernando Haddad administration.
The agendas of government and the state, and their relations with space in urban and metropolitan policy.
Visiting projects and objectives
- My PhD project : « The politics of metropolitan infrastructure in Brazil: instrumentation and governance in a compared perspective »
- Join « Cities are back in town » under the supervision of Professor Patrick Le Galès