Juliana Martínez Franzoni is Humboldt Chair and full professor at the University of Costa Rica. She conducts comparative research on social policy, including childcare, in Latin America. She has been a Fulbright scholar and a visiting fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies (US), DesiguALdades-net (Germany), CIEPP (Argentina), and the University of Austin (US). Her most recent articles were published in Social Politics (2017) Latin American Research Review (2014) and ECLAC Review (2014). Her most recent book, written with Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, is The Quest for Universal Social Policy in the South: Actors, Ideas and Architectures (Cambridge University Press, 2016). She is editor of the feminist journal Social Politics and undertakes regular consultancies with different international institutions like UNDP and UN-Woman. She is part of the Carework Network.