Personal profile

Personal profile

I am a Ph.D. candidate researching female party leaders and their effects on the electorate's perceptions of parties as a whole. My research interests more broadly include gender and politics and voters' perceptions of parties.

Prior to my Ph.D., I completed an MSc-Comparative Politics from LSE and hold a B.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley. My research within my previous degrees focused heavily on Irish politics and the politics of abortion access. 

Research interests

Gender and politics, party leadership, voters' perceptions of parties, politics of abortion, Western European politics


I am currently a Postgraduate Tutor teaching labs and seminars for: 

  • CR2011-Research Methods for Social Scientists

Educational background

MSc-Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics 

B.A.-Political Science, Classical Civilizations from the University of California, Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa, Highest Honors)

Education/Academic qualification

Comparative Politics, MSc, Determining Shifts in Sinn Fein's Left-Right Position and Policies through an Analysis of Election Manifestos , London School of Economics and Political Science


Award Date: 11 Dec 2020

Political Science, Bachelor of Arts, Thesis-An Irish Miracle? How the Thirty-Sixth Amendment Came To Be, University of California, Berkeley


Award Date: 12 May 2019