The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions
Political Engagement and Participation
Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer
Miki Caul Kittilson, Associate Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University, and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri
Miki Caul Kittilson's research focuses on political parties, political behaviour, and women in politics in a comparative perspective. She had published articles in such journals as American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Perspectives on Politics, Party Politics, International Organization, and Politics & Gender. In 2006, she published her first book, Challenging Parties, Changing Parliaments: Women in Elected Office in Contemporary Western Europe in the Parliaments and Legislatures Series with the Ohio State University Press. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University.
Leslie Schwindt-Bayer's research interests include comparative politics, political institutions, gender and politics, and women's representation, often focused on Latin America. She has published her research in several journals including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Electoral Studies, Comparative Political Studies, and Politics & Gender. In 2010, she published her first book, Political Power and Women's Representation in Latin America, with Oxford University Press. She is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri.