Kathleen Montgomery

Kathleen Montgomery, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Emory University, 1996

Dr. Montgomery teaches courses in comparative politics with an emphasis on post-communist Europe, advanced democracies, comparative method, and women and politics. She has conducted research in Europe with the assistance of Fulbright, IREX, and IWU Artistic and Scholarly Development grants. She has published on women in post-communist systems, Hungarian politics, post-communist party and legislative development, and regime transition. Her publication, Women’s Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe, co-edited with Richard Matland (Oxford University Press), is widely cited in the academic literature and used in graduate courses at the Central European University in Budapest. Her work with Gabriella Ilonszki (Corvinus University, Budapest) is cited on the official website of the Hungarian parliament. Dr. Montgomery’s current research interests focus on populist radical right wing parties in Europe.