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Amy Mazur, Dr

Washington State University, School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs

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United States

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Politics & International Relations


Amy G. Mazur is CO Johnson Distinguished Professor in Political Science at Washington State University and an Associate Researcher at the Centre d'Etudes Européennes at Sciences Po, Paris. Her research and teaching interests focus on comparative feminist policy issues with a particular emphasis on France. Her recent books include: Theorizing Feminist Policy (Oxford, 2002); Politics, Gender and Concepts (editor with Gary Goertz, Cambridge University Press 2008); The OUP Handbook of French Politics (edited with Robert Elgie and Emiliano Grossman, 2015); The Politics of State Feminism: Innovation in Comparative Research (with Dorothy McBride, Temple University Press, 2010). Most recently she has published in Comparative European Politics, Revue Française de Science Politique, Politics and Gender, Political Research Quarterly, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, PS: Political Science, and Politics, Groups and Identities. She is currently co convening, with Isabelle Engeli (University of Bath), the Gender Equality Policy in Practice Network (GEPP) She also convenes for GEPP, the Equal Employment network and the French Team. From 1995 to 2011, she was co convener, with Dorothy McBride, of the Research Network on Gender Politics and the State.