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Jennifer Thomson

Lecturer in Comparative Politics, University of Bath

Jennifer is a Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the University of Bath.

Her core research and teaching interests are in gender and politics, broadly defined. Current work focuses on the concept of feminist foreign policy; reproductive rights during conflict; and women’s rights in post-conflict divided societies. From 2018-2019, she was CoI on the GCRF funded project "Menstrual Taboos and Menstrual Hygiene Policy in Nepal."

She is the author of Abortion Law and Political Institutions: Explaining Policy Resistance (Palgrave, 2018). Her work has been published in, amongst others, International Studies Review, the British Journal of Politics and International Relations and the International Political Science Review.


  • 2017–present
    Lecturer in Comparative Politics, University of Bath