Marwa Shalaby, Assistant Professor in the departments of Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science, earned her Ph.D. at the University of Houston in 2013. She joined the UW-Madison faculty, as the Anna Julia Cooper Fellow, in fall of 2019. She works mainly on comparative politics and democratization and research methodology. Her primary research interests are the intersection of the politics of authoritarianism, and women in politics. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Politics and Religion and Review of Economics and Political Science.