Articles by Ragnhild Louise Muriaas

October 3, 2023

🌈 Male MPs still get it all

Ragnhild Louise Muriaas
In recent decades, women across the globe have entered parliaments in greater numbers. Few of them, however, end up as senior MPs with long experience. This, write Ragnhild Louise Muriaas and Torill Stavenes, means that women – even in advanced democracies – are still much less powerful than men in parliaments
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Ragnhild Louise Muriaas
Professor, Department of Government, University of Bergen

Ragnhild works the sub-field of comparative politics.

Her research focuses on the interaction between gender and politics, with a particular focus on representation, political careers, and political financing.

She has led several larger research projects and is currently the PI of an ERC-awarded project on gender gaps in political endurance and seniority (SUCCESS).

Her work has appeared in such journals as the American Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, African Affairs, Politics Gender, and International Political Science Review.

She tweets @RMuriaas

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