Diana O'Brien

Diana Z. O'Brien studies the causes and consequences of women's political representation in established democracies and across the globe. Her research examines gender and political parties, executive branch politics, citizens' responses to women's presence in politics, and research methods. She has published articles on these topics in journals including the American Political Science ReviewAmerican Journal of Political ScienceJournal of Politics, Politics & Gender, and Comparative Politics. News coverage of her work has appeared in The Washington PostThe Los Angeles TimesThe GuardianNewsweek, MSNBC, and multiple international outlets.