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Dr Mona Morgan-Collins

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Assistant Professor in Comparative Quantitative Politics in the School of Government and International Affairs
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45608
Room number: SE014, Southend House

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Mona Morgan-Collins obtained a PhD at the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. Prior to coming to Durham, she was a Fellow at the Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Fellow at the London School of Economics. She also held visiting positions at the Alice Paul Center at the University of Pennsylvania, with upcoming visiting positions at Nuffield College and Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University. Her primary research interests are in Comparative Politics with substantive focus on suffrage politics. She is currently working on a book project that examines women's political engagement at the time of suffrage from a comparative perspective.

Research Interests

  • Women in Politics
  • Comparative Politics of Democracies
  • Suffrage Politics
  • Origins and Consequences of Political Institutions
  • Causal Inference Methods


Journal Article

Indicators of Esteem

  • APSA 2017 Best paper award, Women and Politics Research Section :
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2014-:
  • Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, Editorial Board, 2016-:
  • Runner-up and honorable mention for the ECPG Best Dissertation Award, 2017:
  • Visiting Scholar at the Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017:
  • Visiting scholar at the Nuffield College and Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Fall 2019:

Selected Grants

  • 2020: ESRC From Suffrage to Representation, £299962