Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Interview with Lucas González 

Interview with Lucas González, Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (Spring 2018)

Lucas González holds a PhD in political science at the University of Notre Dame. His current research interests are federalism, redistribution, and the political economy of redistributive transfers. He also holds an MA in Political Science (University of Notre Dame), an MSc in Latin American Studies (University of Oxford), and an MA in Public Policy (Georgetown University-UNSAM). He received, among others, the Fulbright Scholarship (2003–05, 2014) and the Chevening-British Council Scholarship (2002–03). He was assistant editor of the newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section in Comparative Politics (2005–07). He is researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and professor at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín and Universidad Católica Argentina. He has coauthored two books and written articles in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals, the last ones published in The Journal of PoliticsLatin American Research Review, Publius: The Journal of FederalismAmérica Latina Hoy (Spain), Revista de Ciencia Política (Chile), and Desarrollo Económico: Revista de Ciencias Sociales (Argentina).