Lemann Distinguished Visiting Professor, Fall 2024

Magna Inácio is associate professor of Political Science and former director of the Centre for Legislative Studies (CEL-DCP) at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG). Edward Laroque Tinker Visiting Professor at Stanford University (Jan/July, 2019); Visiting Scholar at University of Oxford (2012; 2017); GIGA/Hamburg (2014); Universidad de Salamanca (2009). She holds a PhD in Political Science from UFMG (2006), and has conducted extensive comparative research on political institutions, Presidencies, coalition politics, and Executive-Legislative relations. She has published in journals such as Presidential Studies Quarterly, Government & Opposition, America Hoy, Journal of Politics in Latin America and Brazilian Political Science Review. Editor of www.pex-network.com, a blog dedicated to studies on presidents and executive politics, development and functioning of Presidencies, and cabinet’s politics. She will teach PS 300 - Politics and Institutions in Brazil at the U of I Department of Political Science.