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Dr Mona Morgan-Collins
Mona Morgan-Collins

Dr Mona Morgan-Collins

  • Academics

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Gender and Political Economy

Contact details


Mona Morgan-Collins obtained a PhD at the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. Prior to coming to King’s College London, she was an assistant professor at Durham University, post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, and the London School of Economics. She held visiting positions at the Alice Paul Center (University of Pennsylvania), Nuffield College and Rothermere American Institute (Oxford University). She is currently a visiting scholar at the Harvard University. Her primary research interests are at the intersection of comparative politics, political economy, history and politics and women in politics, with substantive focus on women’s suffrage. Her research on women's suffrage appeared in the Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, received funding from ESRC (£299,962) and BA/Leverhulme (£9,987) and a APSA Best paper Award. She is currently working on a book project that examines women's political engagement at the time of suffrage in the US, Norway and Chile.

Office hours

Monday: 10.00 - 11.00 and 14.00 - 15.00 (term time)

NOTE: Appointments must be arranged in advance. Please e-mail me. 

Research interests

  • Women in politics
  • History and politics
  • Suffrage politics


ESRC New Investigator Award (2020-2023)

PhD supervision

Political Economy of Gender; Historical Political Economy

Latest publications

Morgan-Collins, Mona (2021). The Electoral Impact of Newly Enfranchised Groups: The Case of Women’s Suffrage in the United States. The Journal of Politics 83(1): 150-165.

Morgan-Collins, Mona & Natusch, Grace (2021). At the Intersection of Gender and Class: How Were Newly Enfranchised Women Voters Mobilized in Sweden? Comparative Political Studies

Morgan-Collins, Mona & Meyer-Sahling, Jan-Hinrik (2020). Stepping out of the shadow of the past: how career attributes shape ministerial stability in post-communist democracies. East European Politics 37(2): 311-331.