Dr. Elaine R. Salo

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Dr. Elaine Salo

Associate Professor
Political Science and International Relations
455 Smith Hall
Phone: (302) 831-1463

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Elaine R. Salo, PhD (Emory University, 2004) joined the department in 2014 with a joint appointment in Women and Gender Studies. She was the past director of the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. She teaches classes in water politics in the global South, politics of transitional societies, and gender and politics.

Recent Publications:

"Mapping the Issues", Elaine Salo and Benita Moolman guest editors, Agenda 98 (27) Biology, Bodies and Human Rights, Dec 2013.

"Sylvia Tamale Talks to Elaine Salo", Agenda 98 (27) Biology, Bodies and Human Rights, Dec 2013.

"Carrots or Sticks? A study on incentives to attract and retain women in science, engineering and technology in South Africa", in F. Liersch, L. Mohlakoana- Matopi and M. Maree Britta Thege, et al (eds), Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science, 2013.

"Beyond equity committees and statistics: creating an enabling environment to ensure long-term gendered and racial diversity at University of Cape Town", in Martin Hall, Marvin Krislov and David Featherman (eds), The Next Twenty Five Years? Affirmative Action and Higher Education in the United States and South Africa. University of Michigan Press, 2010.

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