Georgina Waylen

Professor of Politics, University of Manchester


Georgina Waylen is Professor of Politics at the University of Manchester.  She has written and researched extensively on various aspects of gender and politics and political economy.  Her books include Engendering Transitions: Women’s Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes (OUP 2007) which was awarded the Victoria Schuck prize in 2008, and she was lead editor of the Oxford Handbook of Gender and Politics (OUP 2014).   She has published in a range of journals including most recently Review of International Political Economy, Journal of European Public Policy and Social Politics. Between 2012-17 she held a European Research Council Advanced Grant on Understanding Institutional Change from Gender Perspective and she is a Co-Director of the Feminism and Institutionalism International Network (FIIN).

Read more from Professor Georgina Waylen: 

2021 ‘Gendering Political Leadership: hypermasculine leadership and Covid-19’, Journal of European Public Policy, 28, 8:1153-73.

2021 ‘Gender and Global Economic Governance after the Global Financial CrisisReview of International Political Economy, Early View, March.

2021 ‘When are women as corrupt as men: gender, corruption and accountability in the UK Parliamentary Expenses Scandal’, Social Politics, 28:119-142.