Jennifer M. Piscopo

Jennifer Piscopo

Royal Holloway University of London
Honorary Professor
Department of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy

Jennifer M. Piscopo is Associate Professor of Politics and Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship at Occidental College.

Her research focuses on women’s political representation and gender and elections in Latin America, the United States, and the globe.

She has published in over 30 peer-reviewed journals, including The American Journal of Political Science, Social PoliticsComparative Political StudiesThe Latin American Research ReviewLatin American Politics and Society, and Politics, Groups, and Identities.

With Susan Franceschet and Mona Lena Krook, she is editor of The Impact of Gender Quotas (Oxford University Press, 2012). Her work also has appeared in multiple edited volumes and as review essays in noted journals. She consults regularly for international organizations and national governments, including UN Women and United Cities and Local Government.