Tiffany Barnes, panelist in the Reilly Center's upcoming She Persisted: Women at the Ballot Box & on the Campiagn trail panel

Tiffany D. Barnes, Ph.D


Tiffany D. Barnes is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Kentucky and affiliated faculty with the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program. She employs both quantitative and qualitative research approaches to examine how institutions shape the political behavior of citizens and elites. Her research focus is in the field of Comparative Politics with emphases on gender and politics, Latin America, and comparative political institutions. 

Barnes is the author of Gendering Legislative Behavior: Institutional Constraints and Collaboration. Her other peer-reviewed work appears in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Political Research Quarterly, Politics & Gender, and Election Law Journal.