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Joni Lovenduski

Joni Lovenduski

Visiting Professor and Global Institute for Women's Leadership Advisory Council Member


Joni Lovenduski is professor emerita at Birkbeck College London. An internationally acclaimed scholar, her research focuses on gender, politics and political institutions.

Her awards include the Gender and Politics Award of the European Consortium for Political Research Standing Group on Gender and Politics (2009), the UK Political Studies Association’s Sir Isaiah Berlin prize for lifetime achievement in political studies (2013) and the European Consortium for Political Research award for outstanding achievement in political science (2017). Her book Political Recruitment: Gender, Race and Class was awarded the American Political Science Association George H. Hallett 2018 prize for a pathbreaking book that is still influential ten years after publication. She received an honorary Doctor of Science in Social Science degree from the University of Edinburgh University in 2017.

You can see Joni's full publication list here.