Yann P. Kerevel

Research Area

Dr. Yann Kerevel studies Comparative Politics with a focus on Latin America. His research areas include representation, legislatures, electoral systems and political parties.

Publications and Presentations

Kerevel, Yann P. 2019. “Empowering Women? Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Careers.”Journal of Politics. Available online July 2019.

Kerevel, Yann P., Austin S. Matthews, and Katsunori Seki. 2019. “Mixed-Member Electoral Systems, Best Loser Rules, and the Descriptive Representation of Women.” Electoral Studies 57: 153-162.

Kerevel, Yann P., and Lonna Rae Atkeson. 2017. “Campaigns, Descriptive Representation, Quotas and Women’s Political Engagement in Mexico.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 5(3): 454-477.

Kerevel, Yann P. 2017. “The Costs and Benefits of Party Switching in Mexico.” Latin American Politics & Society 59(1): 28-51.

Kerevel, Yann P., and Lonna Rae Atkeson. 2015. “Reducing Stereotypes of Female Political Leaders in Mexico.” Political Research Quarterly 68(4): 732-744.


POLI 2053 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLI 4060 – Democracy in Crisis
POLI 4065 – Introduction to Latin American Politics
POLI 7971 – Descriptive Representation Graduate Seminar
POLI 7971 – Comparative Legislatures Graduate Seminar