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August 19, 2018

The media has been paying particular attention to the role of women in the upcoming October elections in Brazil.

With less than two months before election day, a significant share of women remain undecided about whom to vote. Why are women taking longer to decide on who...

May 8, 2018

Dilma Rousseff, first woman to be president of Brazil, spoke at St Antony's College yesterday (7 May) in an event hosted by the Oxford Women in Politics and the Latin American Centre. 

I got to speak before her for about three minutes. And got some cool photos in return...

April 27, 2018

Foi publicado hoje o meu artigo para a Folha de S. Paulo, com Rafael Pereira, sobre a onda populista no mundo e o que esperar das eleições de 2018, considerando as peculiaridades do caso brasileiro. O artigo pode ser acessado aqui

March 14, 2018

Just out: my interview for Swiss Women's magazine Annabelle, on the implications of my book's findings to a potential gender quota adoption in Switzerland. 

You can access the full interview (in German!) here

February 16, 2018

Call for Applications: Zurich Summer School for Women in Political Methodology


 

We invite applicants to apply for the Zurich Summer School for Women in Political Methodology to be held in Zürich, Switzerland on 1 – 8 July, 2018. The application deadline is 16 March 201...

December 18, 2017

We have once again secured funding from the University of Zurich's Graduate Research Campus to host the Zurich Summer School for Women in Political Methodology!

We have also set the date for the Summer School, which is taking place earlier this year, from 1 to 8 July 20...

November 23, 2017

Tiffany D. Barnes has just published a review of the book "Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America," where my chapter titled "The Variation of Quota Designs and Their Origins in Latin America" is published.

She makes particular mention of my Index of Gender Quot...

November 11, 2017

I have published a short blog post on the foraus website summarizing core aspects of the gender quota literature that disprove common misconceptions about the policy. You can check it out here

September 30, 2017

I am very happy to share the news that I have been selected as the next Swiss Fellow at the Wilson Center and will be in D.C. for the months of June through September 2018. 

There, I will be conducting a research project titled “Establishing Women in the Anti-Estab...

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