Lorena G. Barberia is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo. Her primary fields of interest are comparative political economy, Latin American politics and political methodology. Her work analyzes redistributive politics in Latin America. At USP, Professor Barberia teaches quantitative methods for undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Political Science. She is the scientific coordinator of the Solidarity Research Network Public Policy and Society, a research project that seeks to improve the standard, calibrate the focus and improve the quality of federal, state and municipal government policies that seek to respond the COVID-19 crisis with the aim of helping to save lives in Brazil. She is Chair of the Faculty Coordinating Committee of the International Political Science Association (IPSA)-University of São Paulo (USP) Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations, and a member of the Organizing Committee of the Latin American Political Methodology Annual Meeting of the Society of Political Methodology. Together with Guy D. Whitten and Andrew Q. Philips, she is responsible for the time series courses taught in the IPSA-USP Summer School. She has published several peer-reviews journal articles and four co-edited books.