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Jennifer joined the University of Bath in September 2017. From 2022-2025 she is PI on the ESRC New Investigator project Gender in Foreign Policymaking: the academic and policy implications of feminist foreign policy. From 2018-2019, she was Co-I on the GCRF funded project Menstrual Taboos and Menstrual Hygiene Policy in Nepal. She is a member of the GW4 Menstruation and Mental Health Research Community, funded by a GW4 Generator Award. She currently convenes the MA in Gender and Politics

Her core research and teaching interests are in gender and politics, broadly defined. Her current work focuses on:

She is the author of Abortion Law and Political Institutions: Explaining Policy Resistance (Palgrave, 2019). Her work has been published in, amongst others, International Studies Review, International Studies Perspectives, the British Journal of Politics and International Relations and the International Political Science Review.

She acts as Athena Swan Champion for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. As a former Managing Editor of the LSE British Politics and Policy blog, she has a keen interest in using blogs and social media to promote academic research.

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

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