Karin Koole is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Political Science. Previously she obtained a MSc degree in Social Research (specialisation Political Science) at the VU University Amsterdam.
Her research interests include political decision-making, women’s movements, women’s issues like abortion and maternal employment, and the role of religion, from a comparative perspective.
Her PhD research focuses on the influence of women’s movements on political decision-making processes, with special attention to decision-making about abortion policy and maternal employment policy, and the role of contextual factors like governments, religion, and female legislators.
› Curriculum vitae Karin Koole
- Van Dijk R., Van Holsteijn J. & Koole K. (2017), ‘Fit for office? The evaluation of female and male politicians in the Netherlands’. Politicologenetmaal 2017, Leiden.
- Koole K. (2016), Friend or Foe? The role of potential allies for women’s movements influence on employment equality. ESA Midterm Conference RN25 on Social Movements, 6-8 October, Florence.
- Tromble R. & Koole K. (2016), Symbolic annihilation 2.0? A comparative analysis of the public’s treatment of and reaction to women politicians on Twitter. International Studies Association Annual Convention, 16-19 March, Atlanta, GA.
- Koole K. (2015), Making the implicit explicit: a framework for assessing causality in social movement outcomes. Paper presented at the European Conference on Politics and Gender, Uppsala, 11-13 June 2015. Uppsala.
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