Cecilia Josefsson

Researcher at Department of Government, Faculty

Email:
Cecilia.Josefsson[AT-sign]statsvet.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 3491
Visiting address:
Östra Ågatan 19
753 22 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Cecilia Josefsson is a researcher in political science in the Department of Government at Uppsala University. Her research focuses on political institutions and representation with a focus on gender, in a wide variation of contexts including sub-Saharan Africa, Lain America and Scandinavia. Currently, she is researching gendered working conditions and leadership in the Swedish Parliament.

Cecilia Josefsson is a researcher in political science in the Department of Government at Uppsala University. Her research focuses on political institutions and representation with a focus on gender, in a wide variation of contexts including sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Scandinavia. In 2020 she defended her dissertation "Adative Resistance: Power Struggles over Gender Quotas in Uruguay" that deals with the (male) political elite's resistance to progressive reforms and women's political inclusion. Currently, she is researching gendered working conditions and leadership in the Swedish Parliament. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies, Perspectives on Politics, Politics & Gender, International Political Science Review, Parliamentary Affairs, Representation, and Public Administration.

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Cecilia Josefsson