Mona Lena Krook Mona Lena Krook
Associate Professor

Contact Information
Office: Hickman Hall - 314
Phone: (848) 932-9361

Education and Background
Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A., B.A., Columbia University, Political Science
Women and Politics, Comparative Politics
Gender and electoral politics; electoral gender quotas; candidate selection; political representation; political parties; qualitative methods
Krook, Mona Lena. 2009. Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Franceschet, Susan, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo, eds. 2012. The Impact of Gender Quotas. New York: Oxford University Press.
Krook, Mona Lena and Fiona Mackay, eds. 2011. Gender, Politics, and Institutions: Toward A Feminist Institutionalism. New York: Palgrave.

Krook, Mona Lena and Sarah Childs, eds. 2010. Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader. New York: Oxford University Press.

Murray, Rainbow, Mona Lena Krook, and Katherine A. R. Opello. 2012. "Why Are Gender Quotas Adopted? Parity and Party Pragmatism in France."  Political Research Quarterly 65 (3): 529-543.
Driscoll, Amanda and Mona Lena Krook. 2012. "Feminism and Rational Choice Theory." European Political Science Review 4 (2): 195-216.

Krook, Mona Lena and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2012. "All the President’s Men? The Appointment of Female Cabinet Ministers Worldwide." Journal of Politics 74 (3): 840-855.
Krook, Mona Lena and Jacqui True. 2012. "Rethinking the Life Cycles of International Norms: The United Nations and the Global Promotion of Gender Equality." European Journal of International Relations 18 (1): 103-127.

Celis, Karen, Mona Lena Krook, and Petra Meier. 2011. "The Rise of Gender Quota Laws: Expanding the Spectrum of Determinants for Electoral Reform."  West European Politics 34 (3): 514-530.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2011. "Gendering Comparative Politics: Achievements and Challenges." Politics & Gender 7 (1): 99-105.
Krook, Mona Lena. 2010. "Beyond Supply and Demand: A Feminist-Institutionalist Theory of Candidate Selection." Political Research Quarterly 63 (4): 707-720.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2010. "Women's Representation in Parliament: A Qualitative-Comparative Analysis." Political Studies 58 (5): 886-908.

Krook, Mona Lena and Diana Z. O’Brien. 2010. "The Politics of Group Representation: Quotas for Women and Minorities Worldwide." Comparative Politics 42 (3): 253-272.
Jalalzai, Farida and Mona Lena Krook. 2010. "Beyond Hillary and Benazir: Women’s Political Leadership Worldwide." International Political Science Review 31 (1): 1-19.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2010. "Studying Political Representation: A Comparative-Gendered Approach." Perspectives on Politics 8 (1): 233-240.

Krook, Mona Lena, Diana Z. O'Brien, and Krista M. Swip. 2010. "Military Invasion and Women's Political Representation: Gender Quotas in Post-Conflict Afghanistan and Iraq." International Feminist Journal of
Politics 12 (1): 65-78.

Krook, Mona Lena, Joni Lovenduski, and Judith Squires. 2009. "Gender Quotas and Models of Political Citizenship." British Journal of Political Science 39 (4): 781-803.

Driscoll, Amanda and Mona Lena Krook. 2009. "Can There Be a Feminist Rational Choice Institutionalism?" Politics & Gender 5 (2): 238-245.

Childs, Sarah and Mona Lena Krook. 2009. "Analysing Women’s Substantive Representation: From Critical Mass to Critical Actors." Government and Opposition 44 (2): 125-145.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2009. "Teaching Gender and Politics: Feminist Methods in Political Science." Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 7 (1): 23-29.

Childs, Sarah and Mona Lena Krook. 2008. "Critical Mass Theory and Women’s Political Representation." Political Studies 56 (3): 725-736.

Celis, Karen, Sarah Childs, Johanna Kantola, and Mona Lena Krook. 2008. "Rethinking Women’s Substantive Representation." Representation 44 (2): 99-110.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2007. "Candidate Gender Quotas: A Framework for Analysis." European Journal of Political Research 46 (3): 367-394.

Childs, Sarah and Mona Lena Krook. 2006. "Should Feminists Give Up on Critical Mass? A Contingent Yes." Politics & Gender 2 (4): 522-530.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2006. "Reforming Representation: The Diffusion of Candidate Gender Quotas Worldwide." Politics & Gender 2 (3): 303-327.

Krook, Mona Lena and Judith Squires. 2006. "Gender Quotas in British Politics: Multiple Approaches and Methods in Feminist Research." British Politics 1 (1): 44-66.

Krook, Mona Lena. 2006. "Gender Quotas, Norms, and Politics." Politics & Gender 2 (1): 110-118.



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