Articles by Torill Stavenes

October 3, 2023

🌈 Male MPs still get it all

Torill Stavenes
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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Torill Stavenes
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Government, University of Bergen

Torill works in UiB's ERC-funded SUCCESS project, in which she is investigating the presence, causes, and consequences of gender gaps in parliamentary seniority.

She holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Exeter (2019), completed within the project Regulating Civil Society.

Torrill's research interests include political representation, parliamentary careers, and political parties.

Her work has appeared in the European Journal of Political Research, Politics and Gender, and Political Studies.

She tweets @TorillStavenes

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