Aili Tripp, co-director


Aili Tripp is a Professor of Political Science and Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also director of the Women's Studies Research Center. Her teaching and research interests are in African politics, comparative politics, women and politics and gender studies in an international context.To learn more about Aili's research, click here.

Myra Marx Ferree, co-director


Myra Marx Ferree is the Martindale-Bascom Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for German and European Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is also a professor of Gender and Women's Studies. To learn more about Myra's work, click here.

Celeste Benson, program assistant

Celeste Benson is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her primary research area is the comparative politics of family and fertility change.