The popular media narrative is that countries led by women are performing better with Covid. But is this really true? And if so, what are the reasons? Is it the nature of leadership or is it the values of society that determine the successes or failures of governments confronting Covid? Hosted by Doug Becker. [ dur: 58mins. ]
- Leah Windsor is a Research Assistant Professor in the Institute for Intelligent Systems at The University of Memphis where she directs the Languages Across Cultures and Languages Across Modalities labs. She is co-author of the research articles Women Leaders and Covid Fatalities and Women World Leaders and The Language of the Political Double Bind.
- Jennifer M. Piscopo is Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College. With Susan Franceschet and Mona Lena Krook, she is the co-editor of The Impact of Gender Quotas.
- Courtney Burns is Associate Professor of Political Science at Bucknell University. She is co-author of the research article Women Leaders and Covid Fatalities, Women World Leaders and The Language of the Political Double Bind and Female chief and state human rights practices: Self-fulfilling the political double bind.
- Gina Yannitell Reinhardt is Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. She is co-author of the research article Women Leaders and Covid Fatalities and Competing for the Platform: The Politics of Interest Group Influence on Political Party Platforms in the United States.
This program is produced by the following team members: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.