Previous ECPG Conveners

Karen Celis

Karen Celis is research professor at the Department of Political Science, and co-director Research of RHEA (Centre of Expertise Gender Diversity and Intersectionality) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

She conducts theoretical and empirical research on political representation of groups, equality policies and state feminism.

In her more recent work she investigates the political representation of groups from an explicit intersectional perspective.

She is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics (with Georgina Waylen, Johanna Kantola and Laurel Weldon, Oxford University Press, 2013), Gender, Conservatism and Representation (with Sarah Childs, ECPR Press, 2014), of the book series Gender and Comparative Politics (with Isabelle Engeli, Routledge).