Research Staff

Vibeke Wang

Senior Researcher and Coordinator: Gender Politics

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Political scientist whose research focuses on politics and gender

Vibeke Wang holds a PhD in comparative politics from the University of Bergen, Norway. Her research on rights mobilisation, law reform, legislative institutions, women's political particiation, and electoral gender quotas has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is the co-editor of a special issue on the relationship between democratization and quota policies in Africa (Women’s Studies International Forum 2013), and has a long track-record from research on Sub-Saharan Africa. Wang uses both quantitative and qualitative methods in her work and has been involved in multiple projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council. She is a Steering Committee Member of the Centre on Law and Social Transformation at the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute, and Affiliated Scholar in the Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg.


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