WGSS Speaker Series 2015/16 - Gender & Political Economy in Africa

Event time: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
WLH Rm 309 See map
100 Wall St
Event description: 

Gretchen Bauer, University of Delaware
‘A lot of head wraps’: Recent Developments in Women’s Political Leadership in Sub Saharan Africa

Gretchen Bauer is professor of political science and international relations and faculty director of the UD Africa Initiative at the University of Delaware. Her current research focuses on women’s political leadership in sub-Saharan Africa. She is the co-editor with Hannah Britton of Women in African Parliaments (2006), with Manon Tremblay of Women in Executive Power: A Global Overview (2011) and with Josephine Dawuni of Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity? (2016). In spring 2016 she will be a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Ghana Legon, based at the Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD) and the Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA).

Open to: 
General Public