|Born||July 10, 1953|
|Institutions||Harvard University (Kennedy School of Government, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy)|
|Alma mater||University of Warwick
London School of Economics and Political Science
|Known for||comparative political science|
|Notable awards||National Science Foundation
Economic and Social Research Council
Pippa Norris (born July 10, 1953) is the McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Government at the University of Sydney. She has also served as the Director of the Democratic Governance Group at the United Nations Development Programme in New York. In 2011 she was awarded the Johan Skytte  prize in political science, with Professor Ronald Inglehart, for "contributing innovative ideas about the relevance and roots of political culture in a global context, transcending previous mainstream approaches of research". Other recent honors include a Doctor Honoris Causa awarded by the University of Edinburgh, an Australian Research Council Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship, and the Political Studies Association of the UK 'special recognition' award.
Her research compares public opinion and elections, democratic institutions and cultures, gender politics, and political communications in many countries worldwide. She has served as an expert consultant for many international bodies including the UN, UNESCO, NDI, the Council of Europe, International IDEA, the World Bank, the National Endowment for Democracy, and the UK Electoral Commission. She has served on executive bodies for the American Political Science Association (APSA), the International Political Science Association (IPSA), the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom (PSA), and the British Politics Group of APSA. She was President of the Political Communications section of APSA and of the Women and Politics Research Group of APSA, and Co-Founding Chair of the Elections, Parties, and Public Opinion Group (EPOP) of the PSA. She has held visiting appointments at Columbia University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of East Anglia, the University of Oslo, the University of Cape Town, Otago University, the Australian National University and the University of Sydney. She is a member of the scientific committee of the Fundacion IDEAS, Spain's Socialist Party's think tank.Prior to joining Harvard in 1992, she taught at Edinburgh University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Philosophy from Warwick University, and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Politics from the London School of Economics (LSE). In 2011 she is a visiting Professor of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney .
Major Book Publications for Cambridge University Press 
Publications include a series of books for Cambridge University Press
Pippa Norris. 2012. Making Democratic Governance Work: The Impact of Regimes on Prosperity, Welfare and Peace. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Pippa Norris. 2011. Democratic Deficit: Critical Citizens Revisited. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart. 2009. Cosmopolitan Communications: Cultural Diversity in a Globalized World. New York: Cambridge University Press
Pippa Norris. 2008. Driving Democracy: Do Power-Sharing Institutions Work? New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 306.
Pippa Norris. 2005. Radical Right: Voters and Parties in the Electoral Market. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 349.
Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart. 2004. Sacred and Secular: Politics and Religion Worldwide. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 370.
Pippa Norris. 2004 Electoral Engineering: Voting Rules and Political Behavior. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 360.
Ronald Inglehart and Pippa Norris. 2003. Rising Tide: Gender Equality & Cultural Change around the World. Coauthored with Ronald Inglehart. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 226.
Pippa Norris. 2002. Democratic Phoenix: Reinventing Political Activism. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 290.
Pippa Norris. 2001 Digital Divide? Civic Engagement, Information Poverty and the Internet Worldwide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 303.
Pippa Norris. 2000 A Virtuous Circle? Political Communications in Post-Industrial Democracies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 398.
- Pippa Norris, et al., 1999. On Message. Sage.
- Pippa Norris. 1997. Electoral Change Since 1945. Sage.
- Pippa Norris and Joni Lovenduski. 1995. Gender, Race, and Class in the British Parliament. Cambridge University Press.
- Pippa Norris. 1990. British By-elections. Blackwell.
- Pippa Norris. 1986. Politics and Sexual Equality. Lynne Reinner.
Edited books 
- Public Sentinel: News Media and the Governance Agenda (World Bank 2009).
- Britain Votes 2005 (co-edited with Christopher Wlezien, Sage 2005),
- Framing Terrorism (coedited with Marion Just and Montague Kern, Routledge 2003),
- Britain Votes 2001 (Oxford University Press 2001),
- Critical Citizens (Oxford University Press 1999),
- Critical Elections (coedited with Geoffrey Evans, Sage 1999),
- The Politics of News (coedited with Doris Graber and Denis McQuail 1998 CQ Press, 2nd edition 2007),
- Elections and Voting Behaviour (1998),
- Britain Votes 1997 (Oxford University Press 1997),
- Women, Media and Politics (Oxford University Press 1997),
- Politics and the Press (1997),
- Passages to Power (1997),
- Comparing Democracies (coedited with Lawrence LeDuc and Richard Niemi, 1996, 2nd ed. 2002, 3rd edition Sage 2009),
- Women in Politics (coedited with Joni Lovenduski, Oxford University Press 1996),
- Different Voices, Different Lives(coedited with Joni Lovenduski and Marianne Githens, 1994),
- Gender and Party Politics (coedited with Joni Lovenduski, Sage 1993),
- British Elections & Parties Yearbook (coedited, 1991, 1992, 1993).
Her work has been published in more than a dozen languages (French, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian, Pashtu, Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Korean, and Japanese).
Journals articles include those published in the British Journal for Political Science, Political Studies, Political Communication, the European Journal of Political Research, the International Political Science Review, Electoral Studies and Legislative Studies, amongst others, and she co-founded and edited The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics.
See also 
- Full details and publications can be found at her homepage: www.pippanorris.com.
- Curriculum Vitae of Pippa Norris - Harvard Kennedy School.