Dr Katrine Beauregard is a lecturer in the ANU School of Politics and International Relations. Her work focuses on political behaviour, and why people vote the way they do. She is particularly interested in gender gaps when it comes to political participation and the factors that influence this, as well as how political institutions can be used to include marginalised groups in the political process.
She is also researching public opinion towards women in politics and the consequences of gender quotas on citizen political behaviour and political parties. Katrine holds a PhD in political science. Her dissertation investigated political institutions, and how they provide incentives or barriers that affect political participation.