Allison McCulloch

Allison McCulloch


Political Science

Brandon University

Allison McCulloch is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Brandon University and the editor-in-chief of Nationalism and Ethnic Politics. She is the author of Power-Sharing and Political Stability in Deeply Divided Societies, co-editor of Power-Sharing: Empirical and Normative Challenges (with John McGarry) and Power-Sharing in Europe: Past Practice, Present Cases, and Future Directions (with Soeren Keil). Her research investigates the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion intrinsic to power-sharing practice, demonstrating how these institutional choices often affect marginalized communities, especially women, in perverse ways. She is also interested in the interplay between adoptability, functionality and adaptability in the life cycle of power-sharing agreements and the role of micro-institutional rules in facilitating stability and security in divided settings. She is currently writing a book, with Siobhan Byrne, on the intersection of power-sharing agreements and the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda, entitled Gender, Peace, and Power-Sharing.

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