Participant Info

First Name
Jennifer
Last Name
Piscopo
Country
USA
University
Occidental College
Keywords
gender, women, elections, parity, gender quotas, democracy, democratization, Latin America, equality
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

Gender and politics, gender and elections (Latin America); Legislative Politics (Mexico and Argentina); Gender equality policy (Latin America and the Caribbean)

Recent Publications

“Gender Balance as Democracy: The Shift from Quotas to Parity in Latin America.” Politics, Groups, and Identities, March 2016 (anticipated), advance access.

“Supermadres, Maternal Legacies, and Women’s Political Participation in Contemporary Latin America” (co-authored with Susan Franceschet and Gwynn Thomas), Journal of Latin American Studies, 48 (1) 2016: 1-32. [URL]

“States as Gender Equality Activists: The Evolution of Quota Laws in Latin America.” Latin American Politics and Society, 57 (3) 2015: 29-42. [URL]

“Female Leadership and Sexual Health Policy in Argentina.”  Latin American Research Review, volume 49 (1), 2014: 104-127. [URL]

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Mexico

Research Areas

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