Dr. Adams received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Political Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Mississippi.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Influences Upon Parity: An Analysis of Factors Affecting Female Representation in National Legislatures

This paper will examine factors that influence female represenation in national parliaments globally.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00
Strengthening the Spine of Democracy: How Women are Changing the Face of Sub-Saharan African Politics

This paper examines cultural, socio-economic, and political factors that explain the increasing number of women who serve in national parliaments in sub-Saharan Africa.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00
Ethnic Heterogeneity and Female Political Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Toward a Better Measure

This study replicates a previous study on women in sub-Saharan African politics, utilizing the more refined PREG index of ethnic diversity as a cultural measure, rather than the ELF measure.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00
Rounding the Tables of Legislative Decision Making: Explanations for the Increased Presence of Women in Sub-saharan African Politics

Using updated data, I refine and combine political, socioeconomic and cultural variables used in prior works to determine factors that are significant in explaining female representation in Sub-Saharan African parliaments.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00
Moving towards Gender Parity: Female Representation in National Legislatures, 2001 and 2011

This study revisits prior research on factors that influence women’s share of representation to explain the increased presence of women in legislatures from Decebmer 2001 to January 2011.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00