Candelaria Garay

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Office Address
Taubman-450B
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 103
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 Assistant 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 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. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript that seeks to characterize and explain the recent expansion of 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.

Office hours: Wednesdays 3-5 pm or by appointment

Courses

Fall

  • DPI-460 Latin American Politics and Policymaking

Spring

  • DPI-101-J Political Institutions and Public Policy: Comparative Politics

Research

For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School Research Report Online.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
    • Garay, Candelaria. "Social Policy and Collective Action: Unemployed Workers, Community Associatons and Protest in Argentina." Politics & Society 35.2 (June 2007): 301-328.
  • Book Chapters
    • Etchemendy, Sebasti√°n and Candelaria Garay. "Argentina's Left Populism in Comparative Perspective." The Resurgence of the Latin American Left. Ed. Steven Levitsky and Kenneth Roberts. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
    • Garay, Candelaria. "Associational Linkages to Labor Unions and Political Parties." Reorganizing Popular Politics: Participation and the New Interest Regime in Latin America. Ed. Ruth Berins Collier and Samuel Handlin. Penn State Univeristy Press, 2009.