On occasion, I write about gender and politics for the popular press.
Piscopo, Jennifer, Diana Z. O'Brien, and Amanda Clayton. "Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have a problem: They're all men." 2018. The Los Angeles Times, 26 September.
Nugent, Mary and Diana Z. O’Brien. “Time to celebrate women's gains in the U.K. election? Not so fast.” 2017. The Washington Post, 11 June.
Clayton, Amanda, Diana Z. O’Brien and Jennifer M. Piscopo. “Americans don't like it when men (and only men) make decisions about women.” 2017. The Washington Post, 4 April.
Beckwith, Karen and Diana Z. O’Brien. “Here’s Why Theresa May Will Become Britain’s First Female Leader Since Thatcher.” 2016. The Washington Post, 12 July.
O’Brien, Diana Z. and Catherine Reyes-Housholder. 2016. “Would Clinton really appoint a cabinet that’s half women and half men?” The Washington Post, 9 May.
My work has also been featured in other news outlets.
My study of female defense ministers with Tiffany Barnes has been featured in The Guardian (reprinted in SecurityWomen, Eve Afrique), Bloomberg's View (reprinted or featured in Il Giornale (Italian), Courier Quotidiano (Italian), Formiche (Italian), Capital (Greek), Differ News (Greek), UOL Economia (Portuguese), Diario Gestión (Portuguese) Defensa Net (Portuguese), Brasil Soberano e Livre (Portuguese), Exame (Portuguese) hk01 (Chinese), Thể thao & Văn hóa(Vietnamese)), New York Minute Magazine, and Magazine Delle Donne (Spanish).
My work with Mona Lena Krook on women in cabinets has been reported by MSNBC and the Christian Science Monitor. And, I chatted with Kathleen Dunn of Wisconsin Public Radio about gender quotas for women in politics.