Lucio R. Renno is Associate (Associado) Professor in the Political Science Institute of the University of Brasilia and a National Research Council (CNPq) 1D Researcher of the Brazilian government. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh (2004). Currently, Prof. Renno holds the position of President of the Federal District Planning Company (Codeplan), a public firm that conducts household surveys, data analysis, and public policy evaluation.
His publications on legislative politics, voting behavior, and public opinion have appeared in Presidential Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, American Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Latin American Politics and Society, Journal of Politics, Journal of Latin American Studies, Journal of Legislative Studies, Electoral Studies, Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais, Novos Estudos Cebrap, Dados – Revista de Ciencias Sociais, and Opinião Pública. He is co-editor of Reforma Politica: Lições da História Recente, Editora da FGV, 2006, Reforma Política em Questão, Editora da UnB, 2008, Legislativo Brasileiro em Perspectiva Comparada, Editora da UFMG, 2009 and Institutional Innovation and the Steering of Conflicts in Latin America, ECPR Press, 2017. He is co-author of Legitimidade e Qualidade da Democracia: Uma Visão da Cidadania, Editora Intermeios, São Paulo, 2011, and Responsividade Democrática no Brasil de Lula e na Argentina, Paco Editorial, São Paulo, 2015.