SHANNON DRYSDALE WALSH
Dr. Shannon Drysdale Walsh
McKnight Land-Grant Professor (2014-16)
Department of Political Science
University of Minnesota Duluth
1123 University Drive, 304 Cina Hall
Duluth, MN 55812
(two one eight) 206-2426
shannondwalsh [at] gmail [dot com]
|Shannon Drysdale Walsh earned her Ph.D. from the University
of Notre Dame in 2011. She is an assistant professor and McKnight Land-Grant Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She is a visiting researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the summer and fall of 2015. |
She is the recipient of several awards and fellowships,
including the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship for 2014-2016 -- an endowed
professorship for promising junior faculty in the University of Minnesota
system. She has been awarded nationally competitive fellowships and funding from the American Association of University Women, National Endowment
for the Humanities, Fulbright-Hays, and Mellon/ACLS. She was awarded a residential faculty research fellowship
at the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of
Minnesota (Fall 2012) and was a residential fellow at the American Political Science Association Centennial Center (Summer 2012).
Her research helps to explain the development and variation in practices within specialized justice
system institutions (police units and courts) that address violence against
women in Latin America. She also produces scholarship on the impacts of women's
representation, crime and victimization in Latin
America, and sex trafficking in the United States.
Shannon Drysdale Walsh's
research and teaching interests include comparative politics in Latin America,
women and politics, institutions, comparative democratization, human rights,
gender and public policy, and violence against women. She holds a Ph.D. and
M.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a B.A. from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Please see her CV for additional
information regarding her publications, awards, teaching, ongoing research, and
involvement in the discipline. She has published in journals such as the International Feminist Journal of Politics and Politics, Groups, and Identities. Her
research has been also featured in PS: Political Science and Politics.
Shannon Drysdale Walsh recently presented her work at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, the Guatemala Scholars Network Conference in Antigua, Guatemala and was interviewed by the Supreme Court in Nicaragua.
She will be presenting her work at upcoming conferences, including:
National Women's Studies Association (November 2015)
International Studies Association (March 2016)
Latin American Studies Association (May 2016)