Debora Lopreite

Professor of Gender, Political Science and Public Policy, Carleton University


Professor Debora Lopreite is PhD in Public Policy from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She is currently a Professor of Political Science at the University of Buenos Aires and University Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. She has carried out research, advisory, consulting and training work for various national and international organizations such as the Canadian Council for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHRC) and the Center for Research on International Development (IDRC), Unicef Argentina, UNDP Argentina and for the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP), and the National Institute of Women (INAM) of Argentina. Her publications have appeared in recognized peer reviewed journals. Among them, Latin American Politics & SocietyGlobal Social PolicyLatin American PerspectivesSocial Politics, and Bulletin of Latin American Research.  Her current research focuses on gender regime change, the impact of political institutions (federalism) on gender policies and women´s presence in cabinets, with a regional focus on Latin America.

Read more from Professor Debora Lopreite:

Stop Training Global Political Hobbyists! Teaching Students How to Be Engaged Global Citizens Through Trans-National Women’s Activism. In Teaching Civic Engagement Globally. Edited by Elizabeth Matto APSA (American Political Science Association) (Coauthored with Candice Orbalts, J. Cherie Strachan, Lori Poloni-Staudinger, and Celia Valiente (pgs 17-36) (2021)

The Federal Restriction of Women´s Rights: Argentina´s Politics on Abortion and ContraceptionEn Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism. Edited by Jill Vickers, Joan Grace and Cheryl Collier. 2020. (pgs. 212-226) (2020)

Evaluación de la presencia de mujeres en gabinetes subnacionales de Argentina (1992-2016), Revista Ciencia Política Vol. 39, Núm. 1, 2019, pp. 1-23, 2019 (En co-autoría con Tiffany D. Barnes y Tomás Ciocci) (2019)