Julieta Suarez-Cao

Julieta Suarez-Cao
Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Julieta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Political Science from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Her expertise is in subnational politics, women's representation, and political parties. She is one of the coordinators of Red de Politólogas #NoSinMujeres and participated in the design of the electoral system that ensured gender parity in the Chilean constitutional process in 2021. She has been a consultant for UNDP, UN Women, and the National Institute of Human Rights in Chile. Latest publications: “Blessing in Disguise? How the Gendered Division of Labor in Political Science Helped Achieved Gender Parity in the Chilean Constitutional Assembly”, Politics & Gender (2023), and “Reconstructing Legitimacy After Crisis: The Chilean Path to a New Constitution”, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2021). She is currently the Vice-Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Department of Political Science UC Chile.