Dr Anna Gwiazda is a Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Economy. Before joining King’s in September 2010, Anna worked at Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. She was also a Visiting Scholar at the European University Institute, Sussex European Institute, Australian National University and the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. She has a PhD from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, an M.A. in Political Science from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary and a BA in Economics from Technical University in Radom, Poland.
Anna’s current research focuses on women’s political representation, gender equality, the quality of democracy, democratization, European politics and Polish politics. In the past, she also conducted research on the Europeanisation of public policies.
Anna's book 'Democracy in Poland' was published by Routledge in August 2015.It was reviewed in West European Politics , East European Politics and Democratization. Anna's book is now available in paperback www.routledge.com.
Anna was awarded £43,000 by the Noble Foundation for the research project entitled ‘The substantive representation of women in Poland,’ which was conducted from 1 October 2016 until 30 September 2017: Gender & Politics in Eastern Europe.
The Special Issue on Politics and Gender in Eastern Europe, guest edited by Anna, was published by Politics&Gender, Volume 15, Issue 2, June 2019.
- Gender Politics and Public Policy (MA Module)
- Women & Politics (third-year undergraduate module)
- Political Change in Europe (second-year undergraduate module)
You can see a list of Anna's latest publications here.
Gwiazda, A. M., Jankowski, M. & Marcinkiewicz, K., 6 Jun 2019, In : Politics & Gender. 15, 2, p. 182-210 29 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Review article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X19000096
Gwiazda, A. M., 26 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Politics & Gender. p. 1-9 9 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Gwiazda, A. M., 25 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Politics & Gender. 30 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Gwiazda, A. M., 13 Oct 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Studia Polityczne. 45, 3, 20 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Gwiazda, A., 10 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. p. 1-22 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/13572334.2017.1358981
Gwiazda, A., 24 Jul 2015, Taylor and Francis Inc. 161 p. Research output: Book/Report - Book. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315680118
Gwiazda, A., 2015, In : democratization. 22, 4, p. 679-697 19 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2013.869583
Gwiazda, A., 29 Apr 2013, In : East European Politics. 29, 2, p. 226-244 19 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/21599165.2013.782540
Gwiazda, A., 2012, In : WEST EUROPEAN POLITICS. 35, 4, p. 941-941 1 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Book/Film/Article review. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2012.682426
McMenamin, I. & Gwiazda, A., Oct 2011, In : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL RESEARCH. 50, 6, p. 838-866 29 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6765.2010.01985.x