Denise Walsh is a professor of political science and women, gender and sexuality for the University of Virginia, and co-founder of the Power, Violence and Inequality Collective. She earned a B.A. in politics and economics from Bennington College, an M.A. in political science from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in political science from the New School for Social Research. During her studies at the New School, she was recognized with the Hannah Arendt Award in Politics. She was awarded a 2007 Best Dissertation Prize in the Women in Politics Research Section of the American Political Science Association.
Her area of expertise is the study of relationships between politics and women’s rights. Her book, Women’s Rights in Democratizing States: Just Debate and Gender Justice in the Public Sphere , found that democratization does not have a correlative relationship with the participation of women in politics, in part due to efforts to impede their participation. She continues to write and publish articles exploring these themes in publications such as PS: Political Science & Politics, Comparative Political Studies, and Politics & Gender. She served as president of the Women’s Caucus for Political Science in the American Political Science Association. She is currently providing editorial leadership for the American Political Science Review, a role she will hold until at least 2024.
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Denise Walsh is an American political scientist, currently a professor of political science and women, gender and sexuality at the University of Virginia. She studies the relationship between women's rights and political inclusion and level of democracy, as well as women's advancement during periods of democratization.Source: Wikipedia
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