Natália Salgado Bueno

Assistant Professor

Political Science

Office: 333 Tarbutton Hall

Phone: 404-727-6566

Fax: (404) 727-4586


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

1555 Dickey Drive
Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Additional Websites


  • Ph.D., Political Science , Yale University , New Haven, CT, 2017
  • M.A., International Development Economics, Yale University , New Haven, CT, 2016
  • M.A., Political Science, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, 2010
  • B.A., Social Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, 2007


Natália S. Bueno studies comparative politics. Her research concerns distributive politics, political economy of development, elections and race, with a regional concentration in Latin America. She is working on research projects on the political logic of nonstate welfare provision, provision of public goods, the political effects of public policies as well as the causes of the underrepresentation of racial groups in electoral politics. Her work has been published in journals including World Politics and Comparative Political Studies. Prior to joining Emory in 2018, she received her Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.