Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Dr. Lina Martínez Quintero






Dr. Lina Martínez Quintero is Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Director of POLIS (Observatory of Public Policies) at Universidad Icesi in Cali, Colombia.


She holds a Bachelor in Philosophy and Literature (Universidad de Caldas), a Master in Education and Human Development (Universidad de Manizales), and a Master and a Ph.D. in Public Policy (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).


Dr. Martínez’s major interest and specialization lies in educational and social policy. Her current research focuses on informal workers in Colombia, urban policies and the provision of public goods, social mobility and life satisfaction. Dr. Martínez is experienced in public policy design and evaluation.

Courses thaught at the Brandt School

  • PNM/ IA: Program Evaluation for Public Policy Interventions (with Juan David Rivera Acevedo) (WS 2017/18)