Mona Lena Krook
Mona Lena Krook
Hickman Hall - 314

By Appointment

Women and Politics, Comparative Politics

Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A., B.A., Columbia University, Political Science

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.

Gender and electoral politics; electoral gender quotas; candidate selection; political representation; political parties; qualitative methods

Dr. Mona Lena Krook is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University. She earned her Ph.D. from Columbia University. Her interests include democratization and good governance, gender and electoral politics, electoral gender quotas, candidate selection, political representation, political parties, and qualitative methods. Among her many publications include: Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide (Oxford University Press 2009) and The Impact of Gender Quotas (Oxford University Press, 2012).