Meryl Kenny

Senior Lecturer in Gender and Politics, University of Edinburgh

Dr Meryl Kenny is Senior Lecturer in Gender and Politics at the University of Edinburgh, Acting Deputy Head of School and Director of Learning and Teaching for the School of Social and Political Science, and Co-Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change (2021-22).  At Edinburgh, Meryl also convenes the Gender Politics Research Group, which hosts the genderpol blog. She sits on the steering group of the University’s genderED initiative. She is also a member of the steering group of the cross-party Women5050 campaign for legal gender quotas in Scotland. Meryl is co-editor of the book series Studies in Feminist Institutionalism with Oxford University Press and currently sits on the editorial advisory boards of Political Studies Review and Politics & Gender.

Read more from Dr Meryl Kenny:

(2021) ‘Politics and International Relations: A Gendered Discipline,’ Political Studies Review (with J. Thomson)

(2020) ‘Rethinking the ambition gap: gender and candidate emergence in comparative perspective’, European Journal of Politics & Gender, 3 (1): 2-10 (with J.M. Piscopo).

(2020) ‘The Gender Ambition Gap in Comparative Perspective’ European Journal of Politics & Gender (with J.M. Piscopo).