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461 Smith HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassE1726B9BEA3F40218BC0771B2DFAD19F"><p style="text-align:justify;">​<strong>Gretchen Bauer</strong>, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994) joined the Department in 1994. She teaches classes in African politics, African politics and African literature, and African women in politics. Her current research focuses on women's political leadership in Africa. Professor Bauer has been a Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research in Windhoek, Namibia (spring 2002) and at the University of Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana (spring 2009). During spring 2016 she was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Ghana, Legon, in Accra, Ghana. During fall 2019 she was a Senior Fellow at the Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) at the University of Ghana Legon in Accra, Ghana. In 2019-20, she is a Democracy and Development Fellow at the Center for Democratic Development- Ghana (CDD-GH) in Accra. <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass91B08165ECBC4D208D567190C759E223"><p> </p><p>‘We Would Rather be Leaders than Parliamentarians’: Women and Political Office in Ghana. <em>European Journal of Politics and Gender</em>. 2020. 3(1): 101-119. Co-authored with Akosua Darkwah.<br></p><p>'<em>Some Money Has to be Going</em>': Discounted Filing Fees to Bring More Women into Parliament in Ghana. In Ragnhild Muriaas, Vibeke Wang and Rainbow Murray, eds. <em>Gendered Electoral Financing: Money, Power and Representation in Comparative Perspective</em>. New York: Routledge, 2019: 133-153. Co-authored with Akosua Darkwah. </p><p>Women in African Parliaments: Progress and Prospects. In Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso and Toyin Falola, eds. <em>The Palgrave Handbook of African Women's Studies</em>. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.</p><p>Ghana: Stalled Patterns of Women's Parliamentary Representation. In Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook and Netina Tan, eds. <em>The Palgrave Handbook of Women's Political Rights</em>. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019: 607-625.</p><p>'Did You See What Happened to the Market Women?' Legacies of Military Rule for Women's Political Leadership in Ghana? <em>Contemporary Journal of African Studies</em>. 2017. 5(1): 31-59. </p><p> </p><p> </p></div>Recent, Dr. Gretchen302-831-2355<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/GBAUR.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor 01-Comparative Politics;NA-African Politics;05-Gender and Politics

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