Articles by Jennifer M. Piscopo

March 6, 2024

♀️ Women leaders in a world of crisis: five things to know

Jennifer M. Piscopo
Contemporary politics seems besieged by crises, from pandemics to wars to economic austerity. What does crisis mean for women leaders, who remain underrepresented as chief executives and legislators across the globe? Building on their research, Tiffany D. Barnes, Diana Z. O’Brien and Jennifer M. Piscopo identify five ways to ‘think crisis, think gender’
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March 23, 2023

🌈 Left-wing populism, democratic erosion, and patriarchy

Jennifer M. Piscopo
Scholars and journalists tend to focus on the misogyny of right-wing autocrats. But Jennifer Piscopo argues that we shouldn't overlook the patriarchal attitudes of left-wing populists. They may not directly attack women and gender minorities, but they also roll back gender equality gains
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Jennifer M. Piscopo
Professor of Politics and Gender, Royal Holloway University of London / Co-Editor, European Journal of Politics and Gender

Jennifer's research on women, gender and political representation has appeared in over 30 journals, including Politics & Gender, The American Political Science Review, The American Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies.

Her public-facing writing on women, gender, and elections has appeared in domestic and international media outlets, and she works closely with international organisations like UN Women on best practices to improve women's political empowerment.

The Right to Be Elected 100 Years Since Suffrage Edited by Jennifer M. Piscopo and Shauna L. Shames

The Right to Be Elected: 100 Years since Women's Suffrage
Boston Review / Forum, 2020


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