Dawn Teele holds a B.A. in Economics from Reed College, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. Prior to joining the faculty at Penn she was a Research Fellow at the London School of Economics. She is the recipient of the Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for the study of women in politics and was a Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Her research has been funded by the World Bank, the Sloane Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.
Western Europe and the United States.
Women and politics specifically related the causes and consequences of voting rights reform; candidate socialization, recruitment, and election; incumbency and gender; democratization and economic development; methodology and field experiments.
"The Female Political Career" (with Frances Rosenbluth and Josh Kalla). Women in Parliaments Global Forum, Washington D.C.: The World Bank Group. (Policy Report.) 2015.
"Ordinary Democratization: the Electoral Strategy that Won British Women the Vote", Politics & Society, 2014.
"Reflections on the Ethics of Field Experiments" in Field Experiments and Their Critics, 2014.