Women’s Parliamentary Representation: The Case of Poland

Anna Gwiazda will discuss her research on women's parliamentary representation in Eastern Europe, specifically examining the efficacy of the adoption of legislative gender quotas in the case of Poland.

Dr. Anna Gwiazda holds 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. Her 2015 book is entitled: “Democracy in Poland” which examines more than twenty years of democratic politics in Poland in the period 1989-2011.

Speaker: Dr. Anna Gwiazda Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Economy, King’s College London

Moderator: Dr. Aisling Swaine, Associate Professor of Practice at George Washington University and Director for the Prorgram on Gender Equality in International Affairs