Leslie Schwindt-Bayer, Ph.D.


Rice University

Phone: 713-348-2699

Address: 6100 Main St. MS 24

City: Houston, Texas - 77005

Country: United States

About Me:

I am a Professor of Political Science at Rice University. My research focuses on the election and performance of women in legislatures and executives around the world, with a particular emphasis on Latin America. Recently, I have been focusing specifically on questions related to corruption and women in political office.

Research Interests

Representation and Electoral Systems

Latin American And Caribbean Politics

Legislative Politics

Latin American And Caribbean Politics

Gender and Politics

Comparative Political Institutions

Women's Political Representation


Institutions And Legislatures

Countries of Interest


Costa Rica