Joni Lovenduski

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Joni Lovenduski
Academic work
Institutions Birkbeck, University of London
Main interests Gender and politics, British politics, and comparative politics

Joni Lovenduski is Anniversary Professor of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.

She was previously Professor of Politics at the University of Southampton (1995-2000) and Professor of Comparative Politics at Loughborough University (1993-5). She was made a Fellow of the British Academy in 2007.[1] In the same year she received the Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom.[2] She was presented with the Gender and Politics Award by the European Consortium for Political Research Standing Group on Gender and Politics in 2009.[3]


Professor Lovenduski was awarded the Sir Isaiah Berlin Prize for Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies by the Political Studies Association in 2013.

Selected bibliography[edit]

Lovenduski has written extensively on gender and politics, British politics, and comparative politics.

  • Lovenduski, Joni (1986). Women and European politics: contemporary feminism and public policy. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. ISBN 9780870235085. 
  • Lovenduski, Joni; Randall, Vicky (1993). Contemporary feminist politics : women and power in Britain. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198780694. 
  • Lovenduski, Joni (2005). Feminizing politics. Oxford Malden, Massachusetts: Polity. ISBN 9780745624624. 
Journal articles


  1. ^ "British Academy | Elections to the Fellowship - British Academy". Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "PSA Award Winners 2000, 2003-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lovenduski wins ECPR Gender and Politics award — Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London". Retrieved 11 November 2013.