Sandra Håkansson

PhD Student, Department of Government, Uppsala University

Sandra Hakansson is a PhD candidate in political science at Uppsala University. Her research interests are in the fields of gender and politics, representation, and political violence. Geographically, she focuses on Sweden, Sri Lanka, and the Middle East. She is currently writing her doctoral dissertation about gender aspects of violence and harassment against politicians.

Read more from Sandra Hakansson:

Erikson, Josefina, Sandra Håkansson, and Cecilia Josefsson. 2021. “Three Dimensions of Gendered Online Abuse: Analyzing Swedish MPs’ Experiences of Social Media.” Perspectives on Politics: 1–17.

Håkansson, Sandra. 2021. “Do Women Pay a Higher Price for Power? Gender Bias in Political Violence in Sweden.” The Journal of Politics 83(2): 515–31.

Bjarnegård, Elin, Sandra Håkansson, and Pär Zetterberg. 2020. “Gender and Violence against Political Candidates: Lessons from Sri Lanka.” Politics & Gender: 1–29.