Gretchen M Bauer

Political Science & International Relations

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  • Specializes in African politics, with an emphasis on women's political leadership.
  • Research focuses on women in legislatures, executives and judiciaries across sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Worked as a visiting researcher in Namibia, Botswana and Ghana.
  • Author of four books on African politics.

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Professor, Political Science and International Relations

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Fulbright to Ghana

gender, Africa, women, elections, political science, politics, gender quotas