Vibeke Wang

Fellow in Bergen

Researcher and Coordinator of the Gender Politics cluster, Chr. Michelsen Institute

Vibeke Wang holds a PhD in comparative politics from the University of Bergen, Norway. Her research on representation, electoral gender quotas, rights mobilisation, law reform, legislative institutions, and gender quotas in Sub-Saharan Africa has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is the co-editor of a special issue on the relationship between democratization and quota policies in Africa (Women’s Studies International Forum 2013), and has a long track-record from research on sub-Saharan Africa. Currently she is working on three projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The projects explore issues of women’s political representation in Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, and Kenya. She is currently a member of the Breaking BAD project team.