Features and Op-Eds

Latin America’s Female Leadership Void.” The New York Times, February 5, 2018.

Marine Le Pen didn’t win over women. Can anyone on the far right?” (co-authored with Malliga Och). The Conversation, June 21, 2017.

“Americans don’t like it when men (and only men) make decisions about women” (co-authored with Amanda Clayton and Diana Z. O’Brien)The Washington Post, April 4, 2017.

“L.A. Women Lead the Way” (co-authored with Nancy L. Cohen), Ms. Magazine, March 24, 2017.

“What’s Good for Women and Girls is Good for LA County” (op-ed co-authored with Nancy L. Cohen), The LA Times, Dec 12, 2016.

In the Press 

“Women’s Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health: U.S. vs Latin America” by Kari Lindberg, Women’s E-News, September 27, 2017.

“Wellesley in Politics” (my interview with Wellesley’s alternative alumnae magazine), Wellesley Underground, March 23, 2017.

“How Should Liberal Wing of Democracy Party Feel About its New Party Chair?” on All Things Political with Kathleen Dunn, Wisconsin Public Radio, February 27, 2017.

“Post Trump’s Election, Richmond Organizations Plan March for Justice” by Catherine Schuknecht, Richmond Confidential, November 29, 2016.

“Will Hillary Clinton’s Defeat Set Back Women in Politics?” by Clare Foran, The Atlantic, November 27, 2016.

“In 2016 City Council Election Female Candidates are Missing From Ballot” by Catherine Schuknecht, Richmond Confidential, November 4, 2016.

“A Cabinet Full of Women? A Look at Clinton’s Potential Inner Circle” by Sean Braswell,, November 4, 2016.

“What’s Behind the ‘Drunk Hillary’ Meme That’s Taking Over the Trump Internet” by Abby Ohlheiser, Washington Post, November 3, 2016.

“Women and Representation” with Gregory Weeks, podcast on Contemporary Latin America, October 12, 2016.

“Is Gender Playing a Role in Clinton’s Health?” on All Things Political with Kathleen Dunn, Wisconsin Public Radio, September 12, 2016. Listen or read the summary.

“Gender quotas: if we discussed them with evidence?” [Spanish] by Lorena Moscovich, La Nación (Argentina), September 4, 2016.

“Will 2016 Be a ‘Watershed’ for LGBTQ Women in Politics?” by Julie Moreau, NBC News, August 17, 2016.

‘An Enormous Deal'”: A Look at Hillary Clinton’s Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women,” by Perry Bacon, Jr. NBC News, May 1, 2016.

Why Women Should Vote for Women,” by Nancy L. Cohen, LA Times, April 6, 2016.

Diversity in the Electorate” on the Kathleen Dunn Show at Wisconsin Public Radio, March 10, 2016.

“Chile considers gender quotas for political slates,” by Eilis O’Neill, Free Speech Radio Network, 4 June 2014.

Guest Blog Posts

“From the Stoves to the Frontlines: Gender and Populism in Latin America and Western Europe.” Duck of Minerva [political science blog], 17 January 2017.

“Gender Quotas: A Net Positive for Latin America.” Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh. 29 August 2016.

“Women Leaders Face Glass Cliff.” University World News, 8 July 2016.

“Deepening Democracy? Electoral Reforms and Gender Quotas in Chile” (with Susan Franceschet). Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh. 18 February 2015. [PDF]

“Women, Representation, and Policy Change in Argentina.” Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh, 17 December 2014.

“The case for quotas for women in politics” (co-authored with Magda Hinojosa), Huffington Post UK, 25 November 2013.

“In favor of quotas,” Working Mums Magazine, 1 Nov 2012. United Kingdom.

“Ending Unwanted Pregnancies in Latin America,” Huffington Post UK, 12 October 2012.