Rainbow Murray

Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London

Rainbow Murray is a Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London.  Her research focuses on political representation, gender and diversity, political institutions and comparative politics, with particular interest in France and the UK.  She is the author of several books and has published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, the European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics, Party Politics, and Politics & Gender. She has also held leadership roles for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Queen Mary.

Read more from Professor Rainbow Murray:

“It’s a Rich Man’s World: How class and glass ceilings intersect for UK parliamentary candidates.” International Political Science Review.  Published online September 2021. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/01925121211040025

“Explaining Gender Gaps in Legislative Committees.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 39(3): 310-335. With Réjane Sénac. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1554477X.2018.1477397

“Quotas for Men: Reframing gender quotas as a means of improving representation for all.” American Political Science Review 108(3): 520-532. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-political-science-review/article/quotas-for-men-reframing-gender-quotas-as-a-means-of-improving-representation-for-all/7296949BAF74A139E443DE7F057EAAB2