Marina López Leavy is a PhD researcher at the Sociology Department at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, awarded with a “La Caixa” Doctoral INPhINIT Fellowship. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Educational Sciences (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) and an international Master’s degree in Education Policies for Global Development (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain & University of Glasgow, UK), thanks to an Erasmus+ Excellence Scholarship from the European Commission. She has worked as a consultant for international organisations including the IIEP-UNESCO, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Dialogue, and for the National Ministry of Education in Argentina and in the City of Buenos Aires. Her research interests include international and comparative education, educational assessment regimes, and evidence-informed policymaking.
Master Thesis: The complex uses of large-scale learning assessments data for education policy formulation. A vertical case study in Argentina and the City of Buenos Aires
Internship Placement: UNESCO – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)