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Paloma Caravantes

Paloma Caravantes

Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)


Paloma Caravantes is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science and Administration of Complutense University of Madrid. Her research interests lie in the field of gender and politics, especially in feminist institutional responses to antigender movements, the implementation of intersectionality and gender equality approaches in public policies, and the relation of populism and feminist politics. Her current project investigates the implementation of feminist and democratizing policies at the local level, focusing on local governments’ strategies, mechanisms, and instruments to advance participatory and intersectional-inclusionary measures.

Background and education

  • (2019) PhD in Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Professional memberships & affiliations

  • Member of the Steering Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Gender and Politics. Link


Research projects