Jadaliyya Co-Editor and Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University Bassam Haddad interviewed Mariely Lopez-Santana, Associate Professor and Director of the Political Science Graduate Program at the Schar School, about the 2020 US Presidential Election. The series “The 2020 Election and What Not” is part of the Schar Conversations Podcast, which can be accessed here.
Mariely Lopez-Santana is an Associate Professor and Director of the Political Science Graduate Program at the Schar School. She works on federalism and state local relations. Her book entitled The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe: Between Decentralization and Centralization in the Activation Era (SUNY Press, 2015) explores contemporary changes in the organization of welfare states in Italy, Germany, Spain, the UK, and the United States. She continues to explore issues related to welfare states and inequality, as well as multilevel governance, federalism, and decentralization.