Associate Professor
Women and Gender Studies • International Affairs

COTT 207, 246 UCB

Lorraine Bayard de Volo (Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan, 1996) is an associate professor specializing in gender, collective action, and war in Latin America. She is the author of Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs: Gender Identity Politics in Nicaragua, 1979-1999 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press) as well as articles in journals including Comparative Politics, Gender & Society, Social Politics, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Mobilizations, and PS: Political Science and Politics. Based upon grants she received from the National Science Foundation and the United States Institute of Peace, she is currently working on a comparative research project on women, war, and peace processes in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Her first planned major publication out of this research will be a book on gender and the Cuban revolution.