Short CV/Education and training

  • 1978 – 1981
    University of Manchester . BA (Econ) Hons Politics and Economics Upper Second

  • 1981 – 1983
    University of Manchester. MA (Econ) Hons Political Development awarded with Distinction for the Dissertation

  • 1983 – 1986
    Huddersfield Polytechnic.

  • 1988
    PhD (CNAA) awarded

Selected publications

  • 2008 Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives (co-edited with Shirin Rai), Palgrave.

  • 2013 Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics, lead editor (together with Karen Celis, Johanna Kantola and Laurel Weldon).

  • 2013 New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy (co-edited with Shirin Rai), Routledge.

Selected Chapters and Articles

  • 2010, 'A Comparative Politics of Gender: Limits and Possibilities', Perspectives on Politics, 8,1.

  • 2010, 'Researching Ritual and the Symbolic in Parliaments: an Institutionalist Perspective', Journal of Legislative Studies, October.

  • 2010, 'Gendering Policy and Politics in Transitions to Democracy: Chile and South Africa', Policy and Politics, October.

  • 2011, 'Gendering Institutional Analysis: Understanding Democratic Transitions ' in M L Krook and F Mackay (eds), Gender, Politics and Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism, Palgrave.

  • 2012, 'Gender Matters in Politics', The Political Quarterly, 38, 4.

  • 2013, 'Gender and the Hidden Life of Institutions', (together with Louise Chappell), Public Administration, October.

  • 2014, 'Informal Institutions, Institutional Change and Gender Equality', Political Research Quarterly, April.

Selected projects

  • ERC Advanced Grant Understanding Institutional Change from a Gender Perspective


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