Eduardo Marques is Full professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of São Paulo. He holds a PhD in social sciences (Unicamp) with a research period at Columbia University, post-doc at Cebrap and visiting researcher at Sciences Po, University College London and University of California Berkeley. He is Director of the Center for Metropolitan Studies at USP, editor of IJURR and member of the Editorial Boards of Urban Affairs Review. He was President of the RC-21 of the International Sociological Association (2014/2018) and trustee of the IJURR Foundation. Published recently The Politics of Incremental Progressivism Governments, Governances and Urban Policy Changes in São Paulo (Wiley/SUSC-IJURR, 2021).