Amanda Clayton

Amanda Clayton is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Washington.

Her research concerns political institutions, representation, and public policy, with a focus on gender and politics and a regional concentration in sub-Saharan Africa. She has also written about how quotas for women in politics mediate the representative process.

Representative Publications

Clayton, Amanda, Cecilia Josefsson and Vibeke Wang. Forthcoming. “Electoral Rules and Women’s Substantive Representation: A Content Analysis of Ugandan Plenary Debates.” Politics & Gender

Clayton, Amanda. 2015. “Women’s Political Engagement under Quota-Mandated Female Representation: Evidence from a Randomized Policy Experiment.” Comparative Political Studies. 48(3), 333-369

Ahlquist, John S., Amanda B. Clayton and Margaret Levi. 2014. “Provoking Preferences: Unionization, Trade Policy, and the ILWU Puzzle.” International Organization. 68(1), 33-75

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s