Mary Nugent
Mary Nugent
Graduate Student
HCK 303

Mondays 9-11am

Women and Politics, European Politics, Legislative Politics



Mary received her B.A. (Hons) in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University (UK). Mary Studies gender and politics from a comparative perspective, and is especially interested in interested in electoral quotas, intersectionality, and feminist men in politics. Originally from the UK, she has a special interest in the politics of Britain and N. Ireland. 


Academic Publications:

Krook, Mona Lena and Mary K Nugent. “Intersectional Institutions: Representing Women and Ethnic Minorities in the UK Labour Party,” Party Politics, forthcoming.

Nugent, Mary K. and Mona Lena Krook, (2016), “All-Women Shortlists: Myths and Realities,” Parliamentary Affairs, 69(1):115-135. doi:10.1093/pa/gsv015

Nugent, Mary K. “Women in Politics in Western Europe” in Women, Policy and Political Leadership, ed. Wilhelm Hofmeister, Megha Sarmah, and Dilpreet Kaur. Singapore: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 2015.

Other Writings:

‘Here’s what people say when they attack Hillary Clinton on Twitter’ – on the Monkey Cage Blog at the Washington Post, co-authored with Emma Pierson (February 2016).

‘Gender quotas do not pose a threat to “merit” at any stage of the political process’ – Democratic Audit, co-authored with Mona Lena Krook (February 2016) [also at LSE's 'British Politics & Policy' blog]



Research interests: Comparative Politics, Women & Politics, Representation, Legislative Institutions, European Politics, UK Politics, Irish Politics.



- Teaching Assistant, Nature of Politics (790:101)

- Instructor, Women & American Politics (790:335//988:336)



- Instructor, UK Politics (790:310), and SAS Honors Colloquium (090:101)