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Vibeke Wang

Senior Researcher and Coordinator: Gender Politics

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Political scientist whose research focuses on politics and gender

Vibeke Wang's research concerns questions of politics and gender with a focus on political representation, political recruitment, rights mobilization, law reform and policy outcomes in the Global South.

Wang has a long track record of conducting field research in a number of Sub-Saharan African countries, including Cape Verde, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies, Politics & Gender, Political Studies, Representation, Journal of Modern African Studies and Women’s Studies International Forum, among others.

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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