Dawn Teele

Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, Room 434

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.

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Geographic focus: 

Western Europe and the United States. 

Primary interests: 

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.    

Recent publications: 

"Are You My Mentor? A Field Experiment on Gender, Ethnicity, and Political Self Starters" (with Joshua Kalla and Frances Rosenbluth), Journal of Politics, 2018

"Gender in Journals: Methodology, Coauthorship, and Publication Patter in Political Sciences Flagship Journals" (with Kathleen Telen), PS: Political Sciences & Politics, 2017

"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.

University of Pennsylvania
The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
133 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215
Phone: (215) 898-7641

Nicholas Sambanis Chair
Alex Weisiger Graduate Chair
Daniel Hopkins Undergraduate Chair