Marta Ferreira Santos Farah
She holds a degree in Social Sciences from the University of São Paulo (1974), a Master's degree in Sociology from the University of São Paulo (1983) and a doctorate in Sociology from the same university (1992). She is a full professor at the School of Business Administration of São Paulo at the Getulio Vargas foundation. She coordinated the Master's and Doctorate Degree in Public Administration and Government from 2011 to 2015 and from 1995 to 2001. From 2004 to July 2008, she was coordinator of the Graduation Program in Administration, at GV. On that occasion, she was responsible for creating a new scholarship at EAESP - the non-refundable scholarship - aimed at male and female students with economic difficulties. From 1996 to 2006, she was vice-coordinator of the Public Management and Citizenship Program (FGV and FORD Foundation), developed with the objective of identifying, rewarding, disseminating and analyzing innovations promoted by subnational governments in Brazil. She was a visiting professor at the Brazil Center, University of Texas at Austin, and a visiting scholar at the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance, at the John Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She is part of the CAPES Book Evaluation Committee of Public Administration, Administration, Accounting and Tourism since 2012. She is an evaluator of several journals in the area of Administration and Social Sciences and ad-hoc advisor to the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, CAPES and the Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo (FAPESP). She was the editor of the journal entitled Cadernos Gestão Pública e Cidadania between 2009 and 2013. She was a researcher at the Technological Research Institute of the State of São Paulo (IPT) in the areas of housing and research and orientation, including topics such as public policies, social policies and citizenship, innovation in public policies, disclosure and dissemination of public policies, local governments and public policies, public policies and gender, public policies and inequality, participation and public policies.