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Jennifer M. Piscopo

Jennifer M. Piscopo is Associate Professor of Politics and Director of the Center for Research and Scholarship at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. Her research on women, gender, and politics has appeared in academic journals, been featured in international media outlets, and influenced election reforms throughout Latin America. @Jennpiscopo

In the Alberta election, NDP Leader Rachel Notely, left, and UCP Leader Danielle Smith engaged in a closely fought battle, guaranteeing a woman premier. But all-women contests in provincial elections are the exception, not the norm, write Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
In the Alberta election, NDP Leader Rachel Notely, left, and UCP Leader Danielle Smith engaged in a closely fought battle, guaranteeing a woman premier. But all-women contests in provincial elections are the exception, not the norm, write Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | September 26, 2022
Parties’ control over candidate selection means that exhorting women to 'lean in' is not enough. What’s more, this narrative shifts the blame from parties to women. It implies that women’s character traits and professional credentials need fixing. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | September 26, 2022
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | September 26, 2022
Parties’ control over candidate selection means that exhorting women to 'lean in' is not enough. What’s more, this narrative shifts the blame from parties to women. It implies that women’s character traits and professional credentials need fixing. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | August 3, 2022
On Nov. 4, 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swore in his first gender-balanced cabinet. From left: then-attorney general and minister of justice Jody Wilson-Raybould; then-minister of global affairs Stéphane Dion; Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland; then-minister if immigration John McCallum, then-public service and procurement minister Judy Foote, and Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | August 3, 2022
Opinion | BY JENNIFER M. PISCOPO | August 3, 2022
On Nov. 4, 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swore in his first gender-balanced cabinet. From left: then-attorney general and minister of justice Jody Wilson-Raybould; then-minister of global affairs Stéphane Dion; Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland; then-minister if immigration John McCallum, then-public service and procurement minister Judy Foote, and Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright