Published and Forthcoming Research


Information on my published work is also available on my CV and Google Scholar profile


De Vries, Catherine E. and Diana Z. O'Brien. "Women and the Wall: Gender Attitudes and Political Engagement in Unified Germany." Conditionally accepted for publication at the Journal of Politics.

 

Armstrong, Brenna, Tiffany D. Barnes, Daina Chiba, and Diana Z. O’Brien." Financial Crises and the Selection and Survival of Women Finance Ministers."  Conditionally accepted for publication at the American Political Science Review. 


Clayton, Amanda, Jennifer M. Piscopo, and Diana Z. O'Brien. "Founding Narratives and Men’s Political Ambition: Experimental Evidence from U.S. Civics Lessons." Accepted for publication at the British Journal of Political Science. 


Betz, Timm,  David Fortunato, and Diana Z. O'Brien. "Do Women Make More Protectionist Trade Policy?" Forthcoming at the American Political Science Review. 


Clayton, Amanda, Jennifer M. Piscopo, and Diana Z. O'Brien.  "Women Grab Back: Exclusion, Policy Threat, and Women’s Political Ambition." Forthcoming at the American Political Science Review. 


Adams, James,  David Bracken, Noam Gidron, Will Horne,  Diana Z. O'Brien and Kaitlin Senk. 2023. "Can’t We All Just Get Along? How Women MPs Can Ameliorate Affective Polarization in Western Publics." American Political Science Review 117(1): 318-324. 


Armstrong, Brenna, Tiffany D. Barnes, Diana Z. O’Brien, and Michelle M. Taylor- Robinson. 2022. "Corruption, Accountability, and Women's Access to Power." Journal of Politics 84(2): 1207-1213.


Betz, Timm,  David Fortunato, and Diana Z. O'Brien.  2021. "Women’s Descriptive Representation and Gendered Import Tax Discrimination." American Political Science Review 115(1): 307–315.


O’Brien, Diana Z. 2021. "Women Party Leaders." In  Women, Power, and Political Representation: Canadian and Comparative Perspectives, eds. Roosmarijn de Geus, Erin Tolley, Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, and Peter John Loewen. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.


O’Brien, Diana Z. and Catherine Reyes-Housholder. 2020. “Women and Executive Politics.” Oxford Handbook of Political Executives, eds. Rudy Andeweg, Robert Elgie, Ludger Helms, Juliet Kaarbo, and Ferdinand Mueller-Rommel. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 


Dietrich, Bryce J.,  Matthew Hayes, and O'Brien, Diana Z.  2019. "Pitch Perfect: Vocal Pitch and the Emotional Intensity of Congressional Speech on Women.'' American Political Science Review 113(4): 941-962


Clayton, Amanda, Jennifer M. Piscopo, and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2019. "All Male Panels? Representation and Democratic Legitimacy.'' American Journal of Political Science 63(1):113–29. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. "Female Leaders and Citizens' Perceptions of Political Parties.'' Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties 29(4):465–489. 


 Stauffer, Katelyn and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2019. "Fast Friends or Strange Bedfellows? Quantitative Methods and Gender and Politics Research.'' European Journal of Politics and Gender 2(2): 151-171. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. and Jennifer Piscopo. 2019. "The Impact of Women's Political Presence.'' In  Handbook of Women's Political Rights, eds. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Netina Tan. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 53--72.


Barnes, Tiffany D. and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2018. "Defending the Realm: The Appointment of Female Defense Ministers Worldwide." American Journal of Political Science 62(2): 355--68.


O'Brien, Diana Z. 2018.  "Righting Conventional Wisdom: Women and Right Parties in Established Democracies."   Politics & Gender 14(1): 27-55.


O'Brien, Diana Z. and Jennifer Piscopo. 2018. "Electing Women to National Legislatures.'' In Measuring Women's Political Empowerment across the Globe: Strategies, Challenges and Future Research, eds. Amy Alexander, Catherine Bolzendahl, and Farida Jalalzai. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 139--64.


Stauffer, Katelyn and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2018.  “Quantitative Methods and Feminist Political Science.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, ed.  William R. Thompson. 


Greene, Zachary and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2016. "Diverse Parties, Diverse Agendas? The Parliamentary Party's Role in Platform Formation.'' European Journal of Political Research 55(3): 432-34. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. and Johanna Rickne. 2016. "Gender Quotas and Women's Access to Leadership Posts.'' American Political Science Review 110(1): 112-26. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. 2015. "Rising to the Top: Gender, Political Performance, and Party Leadership in Parliamentary Democracies." American Journal of Political Science 59(4): 1022-1039.


O'Brien, Diana Z., Matthew Mendez, Jordan Carr Peterson, and Jihyun Shin. 2015. "Letting Down the Ladder or Shutting the Door: Female Prime Ministers, Party Leaders, and Cabinet Members." Politics & Gender 11(4): 689-717. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. and Yael Shomer. 2013. "Legislators' Motivations, Institutional Arrangements, and Changes in Partisan Affiliation: A Cross-National Analysis of Party Switching." Legislative Studies Quarterly 38(1): 111-141. 


Krook, Mona Lena and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2012. "All the President's Men? The Numbers and Portfolio Allocations of Female Cabinet Ministers." Journal of Politics 74(3): 840-855.


O'Brien, Diana Z. 2012. "Gender and Select Committee Elections in the British House of Commons." Politics & Gender 8(2): 178-204. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. 2012. "Quotas and Qualifications in Uganda." In The Impact of Quotas on Women's Descriptive, Substantive, and Symbolic Representation, ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo. New York: Oxford University Press, 57-71. 


O'Brien, Diana Z. 2011. "Robust Statistics." In International Encyclopedia of Political Science, eds.Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, and Leonardo Morlino. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc. 


Krook, Mona Lena and Diana Z. O'Brien. 2010. "The Politics of Group Representation: Quotas for Women and Minorities Worldwide." Comparative Politics 42(3): 253-272. 


Krook, Mona Lena, Diana Z. O'Brien, and Krista M. Swip. 2010. "Military Invasion and Women's Political Representation: Gender Quotas in Post-Conflict Afghanistan and Iraq." International Feminist Journal of Politics 12 (1): 65-78.