Lisa Baldez is a professor of government and of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies at Dartmouth College. Her research examines the extent to which formal institutional rules shape the possibilities for achieving gender equality. She is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues Research Group on Women and Society.
- Author of Defying Convention: U.S. Resistance to the U.N. Treaty on Women’s Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
- Winner of the American Political Science Association 2015 Victoria Schuck Award for Best Book on Women in Politics.
- Winner of the 2015 American Political Science Association Award for Best Book on Human Rights.