Dr. Mariana Llanos
Lead Research FellowHead of RP 1
08/2018 - 04/2021: Deputy equal opportunity commissioner at the GIGA
Since 05/2015: Head of RP 1 "Accountability and Participation"
2014 - 2015: Acting Head of GIGA’s Research Program 1 “Legitimacy and Efficiency of Political Systems”
2009 - 2015: Speaker of the Research Team "The Politics of Courts and Constitutions", at GIGA’s Research Programme 1 "Legitimacy and Efficiency of Political Systems"
Since 2006: Researcher, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies
2001 - 2004: Project Researcher, Institut für Iberoamerika-Kunde, Hamburg
2000: Visiting researcher, Universität Augsburg
1993 - 1998: D.Phil. thesis in Political Science
Education: D.Phil in Politics, University of Oxford, St. Antony's College, U.K.; Postgraduate Programme on Social and Political History, Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Licenciatura in Political Science; Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Political institutions in Latin America
Latin American congresses
Latin American courts
President-Congress relations; president-court relations