Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science
HomeFacultyAili Mari Tripp

Aili Mari Tripp

Professor of Political Science and Evjue Professor of Gender and Women's Studies
Comparative Politics
Affiliated with Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Program of African Studies, Development Studies Program
Research Interests: 
Africa, North Africa, Civil Society, Gender and Politics, Women's Movements, Global Feminism, Conflict Resolution, Democratization
Office Location: 
217 North Hall
Office Hours: 
Available in Fall 2017
Phone: 
(608) 263-1873 (after September 2017)

Education

Publications

Aili Tripp (with Melanie Hughes) "Civil War and Trajectories of Change in Women’s Political Representation in Africa, 1985-2010," Social Forces.  February 12, 2015.

Aili Tripp “Where do African women have more power? Surprise — in countries emerging from war,” Monkey Cage, Washington Post. July 15, 2016

Aili Tripp “Gender, Race, and Intersectionality,” In Palgrave Handbook on Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice. Ed. Wendy Harcourt, New York, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers. 2016.

Aili Tripp "Women’s Movements and Constitution Making after Civil Unrest and Conflict in Africa: The Cases of Kenya and Somalia," Politics & Gender, 12 (2016): 78-106.   

Aili Tripp “Ambiguities and Challenges in Measuring Women’s Movement Strength,” (Dialogue: New Directions in Studying Women’s Movement Strength)," Politics, Groups, and Identities, Published online 9 August 2016.

Aili Tripp “The Difference That Difference Makes: Comparative Perspectives on Concepts of Gender, Ethnicity, and Race” Politics, Groups and Identities, 4 (2) 2016: 307-324.

Aili Tripp “Women’s mobilisation for legislative political representation in Africa,” Review of African Political Economy, 43 (149) 2016: 382-399.

Aili Mari Tripp, "Women and Power in Postconflict Afric," 2015. Cambridge University Press.