Paloma Caravantes

Postdoctoral Juan de la Cierva researcher at the Department of Political Science and Administration of Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). In 2019, she received her PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA). She has participated in multiple international projects and is currently a team member of ‘The Gender Division in the Agenda of the Catalan Parliament’ (DEMOC; Ref. EXI077/21/000001) and member of UCM team in CCINDLE (Ref: 101061256). She is also a member of the ECPR Steering Committee of the Standing Group on Gender and Politics, and the Gender and Politics Group (GEYPO) at Complutense University of Madrid. Her research explores the relation between populism and feminist politics; the gendered organizational culture of institutional politics; and the implementation of intersectionality and gender equality approaches in public policies. She has published articles in the journals Politics & Gender, International Political Science Review, Men and Masculinities and the Journal of Contemporary European Studies, as well as a monograph on the implementation of intersectionality in the public policies of Madrid City Council. Her current research explores processes of feminist democratization at the local level.