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Dr. Gabriela Cirenia Okundaye

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Visiting Assistant Professor
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Gabriela Okundaye is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Global Studies. Gabriela's research focuses on the premigratory experiences of immigrants (defined as the experiences an immigrant has in their country of origin) and how that affects the political attitudes and behaviors on immigrants when they are in their current country of residence. In addition to premigratory experiences she also researches ethnic politics, gender politics, and leadership analysis. She has recently published in Social Science Quarterly and the Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of North Texas Doctor of Philosophy - Political Science 2022
University of North Texas Master of Arts - International Studies 2017
University of North Texas Bachelor of Arts - History 2013
University of North Texas Bachelor of Arts - Political Science 2013
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Is the Expansion of Women’s Access to Political Leadership Rewarded? Evidence from the Allocation of US Foreign Aid

Okundaye, G., & Breuning, M. (2021). Is the Expansion of Women’s Access to Political Leadership Rewarded? Evidence from the Allocation of US Foreign Aid. Journal of Women, Politics & Policy42(3), 225-242.

Half of the Cabinet: Explaining Ethiopia’s Move to Gender Parity in the Government

Breuning, M., & Okundaye, G. (2021). Half of the Cabinet: Explaining Ethiopia’s Move to Gender Parity in the Government. Journal of Asian and African Studies56(5), 1064-1078.

Premigratory political experiences with autocracy and violence and immigrants’ willingness to vote

Okundaye, G., Ishiyama, J., & Silva, A. (2022). Premigratory political experiences with autocracy and violence and immigrants’ willingness to vote. Social Science Quarterly.