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Dr Johanna Kantola

University of Helsinki

Johanna Kantola is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Helsinki, Finland. She obtained her PhD from the University of Bristol where she also worked as an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow. She is the Co-Convenor of the ECPR Gender and Politics Standing Group. She's the author of Feminists Theorize the State (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) and the editor of Changing State Feminism (with Joyce Outshoorn, Palgrave Macmillan 2007). She is currently working on a monograph titled Gender and the European Union (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan).

Her most recent journal articles include 'The Gendered Reproduction of the State in International Relations', British Journal of Politics and International Relations 9 (2) and '"Why do all the women disappear?" Gendering processes in a Political Science Department' in Gender, Work & Organization 15 (2).