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mw. dr. L.M. (Liza) Mügge

  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Challenges to Democratic Representation
  • Bezoekadres
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Kamernummer: B9.20
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15578
    1001 NB  Amsterdam
    T: 0205252173


Liza Mügge (née Liza Nell) is associate professor at the political science department and director of the Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality at the UvA. She is founding co-editor and lead editor of the European Journal of Politics and Gender.


Her research focuses on political representation, intersectionality and equality of ethnic minorities and women in Europe. She received the highly competitive Veni grant (2013) from the NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) and NWO Vidi grant  (2017). In addition, she is an affiliated researcher of the Open Research Area-funded project Pathways to Power: The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Seven European Democracies (PATHWAYS).


Liza was residential fellow with Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (2016-2017), the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School (2014-2015) and visiting scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (January-June 2012). She is past co-convenor of the Standing Group Gender & Politics of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) (2013-2016).


Liza serves on the board of the Stichting fonds Catharina van Tussenbroek (a foundation to support international mobility of early career female researchers), the Netherlands Research School of Genderstudies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES). She is editorial advisory board member of Migration Letters and Kurdish Studies.


Expertise and research interests

  • Political Equality and Representation
  • Intersectionality
  • Politics of Gender
  • Transnationalism and Diaspora Politics
  • Mixed Methods
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Teaching and Learning





Coordinator of the Minor Gender & Sexuality


  • Celis, K., & Mügge, L. M. (2018). Whose Equality? Measuring group representation. Politics, 38(2), 197-213. DOI: 10.1177/0263395716684527  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. M., Montoya, C., Emejulu, A., & Weldon, S. L. (2018). Intersectionality and the politics of knowledge production. European Journal of Politics and Gender, 1(1-2), 17-36.
  • Ahrens, P., Celis, K., Childs, S., Engeli, I., Evans, E., & Mügge, L. M. (2018). Editorial: Politics and gender: rocking political science and creating new horizons. European Journal of Politics and Gender, 1(1-2), 3-16.


  • Schotel, A. L., & Mügge, L. M. (2017). Intersectionaliteit in de media: Representatie van Nederlandse Kamerleden met een migratieachtergrond in dagbladen, 1986-2016. Res Publica, 59(4), 439-462.


  • Bonjour, S., Mügge, L., & Roggeband, C. (2016). Lost in the mainstream? Gender in Dutch political science education. European Political Science, 15(3), 303-313. DOI: 10.1057/eps.2015.78  [details] 
  • Bonjour, S., Mügge, L., & Roggeband, C. (2016). Politicologie 2.0: Gender in het kerncurriculum. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 19(2), 141-164. DOI: 10.5117/TVGN2016.2.BONJ  [details] 
  • Erzeel, S. M., & Mügge, L. M. (Eds.) (2016). Special Section: Intersectionality in European Political Science Research. Politics, 36(4), 341–373.
  • Mügge, L. M. (2016). Bridging the Qualitative and Quantitative Divide in Comparative Migration Studies: Newspaper Data and Political Ethnography in Mixed Method Research. Comparative Migration Studies, 4(17). DOI: 10.1186/s40878-016-0036-9  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. M. (2016). Intersectionality, Recruitment and Selection: Ethnic Minority Candidates in Dutch Parties. Parliamentary Affairs, 69(3), 512-530. DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsv060  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. M., & Erzeel, S. (2016). Double Jeopardy or Multiple Advantage? Intersectionality and Political Representation. Parliamentary Affairs, 69(3), 499-511. DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsv059  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. M., & Erzeel, S. M. (Eds.) (2016). Special issue: ‘Double Jeopardy or Multiple Advantage? Intersectionality and Political Representation. Parliamentary Affairs, 69(3), 499-602.
  • Mügge, L., & van der Haar, M. (2016). Who is an immigrant and who requires integration? Categorising in European policies. In B. Garcés-Mascareñas, & R. Penninx (Eds.), Integration processes and policies in Europe: contexts, levels and actors (pp. 77-90). (IMISCOE research series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21674-4_5  [details] 
  • Mügge, L., Evans, E., & Engeli, I. (2016). Introduction: gender in European political science education - taking stock and future directions. European Political Science, 15(5), 281-291. DOI: 10.1057/eps.2015.72  [details] 
  • Roggeband, C., Bonjour, S., & Mügge, L. M. (2016). Gender in het curriculum: marginaal of integraal? Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 19(2), 127-140. DOI: 10.5117/TVGN2016.2.ROGG  [details] 
  • Roggeband, C., Bonjour, S., & Mügge, L. M. (Eds.) (2016). Themanummer ‘Gender in het Nederlands universitair onderwijs: mainstream of marginaal?’. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 19(2), 127-288.
  • Ackerly, B., & Mügge, L. (2016). Mainstreaming Gender in the Teaching and Learning of Politics: Introduction. PS, Political Science & Politics, 49(3), 541-545. DOI: 10.1017/S1049096516000949  [details] 
  • Erzeel, S., & Mügge, L. (2016). Introduction: Intersectionality in European Political Science Research. Politics, 36(4), 341-345. DOI: 10.1177/0263395716665331  [details] 
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  • de Lange, S. L., & Mügge, L. M. (2015). Gender and right-wing populism in the Low Countries: ideological variations across parties and time. Patterns of Prejudice, 49(1-2), 61-80. DOI: 10.1080/0031322X.2015.1014199  [details] 
  • Celis, K., Erzeel, S., & Mügge, L. (2015). Intersectional puzzles: understanding inclusion and exclusion in political recruitment. Politics & Gender, 11(4), 765-770. DOI: 10.1017/S1743923X15000501  [details] 
  • Spierings, N., Zaslove, A., Mügge, L. M., & de Lange, S. L. (2015). Gender and populist radical-right politics: an introduction. Patterns of Prejudice, 49(1-2), 3-15. DOI: 10.1080/0031322X.2015.1023642  [details] 


  • Berkowitz, L., & Mügge, L. M. (2014). Transnational diaspora lobbying: Europeanization and the Kurdish question. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 35(1), 74-90. DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2013.864625  [details] 
  • Celis, K., Erzeel, S., Mügge, L., & Damstra, A. (2014). Quotas and intersectionality: ethnicity and gender in candidate selection. International political science review = Revue internationale de science politique, 35(1), 41-54. DOI: 10.1177/0192512113507733  [details] 


  • Mügge, L. M. (2013). Sexually harassed by gatekeepers: reflections on fieldwork in Surinam and Turkey. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 16(6), 541-546. DOI: 10.1080/13645579.2013.823279  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. (2013). Brussels calling: the European organization of migrants from Turkey. In D. Halm, & Z. Sezgin (Eds.), Migration and organized civil society: rethinking national policy (pp. 152-172). London: Routledge. [details] 
  • Mügge, L. (2013). Ideologies of nationhood in sending-state transnationalism: comparing Surinam and Turkey. Ethnicities, 13(3), 338-358. DOI: 10.1177/1468796812451096  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. (2013). In the mud puddle: the research diary as a method. In A. van Heelsum, & B. Garcés-Mascareñas (Eds.), Migration and integration research: filling in Penninx's heuristic model (pp. 193-202). (IMISCOE). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Mügge, L. (2013). Pregnant politicians and sexy fathers? The politics of gender equality representations in Europe. Women's Studies International Forum, 41(Part 3), 165-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2013.07.014  [details] 
  • Mügge, L. (2013). Women in transnational migrant activism: supporting social justice claims of homeland political organizations. Studies in Social Justice, 7(1), 65-81. [details] 
  • Mügge, L., & Damstra, A. (2013). Gender en etniciteit in de Tweede Kamer: streefcijfers en groepsvertegenwoordiging. Res Publica, 55(3), 339-358. [details] 
  • Mügge, L., & de Jong, S. (2013). Dialogue: Intersectionalizing European politics: bridging gender and ethnicity. Politics, Groups and Identities, 1(3), 380-389. DOI: 10.1080/21565503.2013.816247  [details] 




  • Mügge, L. (2010). Beyond Dutch borders: transnational politics among colonial migrants, guest workers and the second generation. (IMISCOE Research). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 


  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Am I Amsterdam? Immigrant integration and urban change. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 11-22). (Solidarity and identity). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Social boundaries in movement. In L. Nell, & J. Rath (Eds.), Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century (pp. 193-200). (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 


  • Nell, L. M. (2008). (Post) colonial transnational actors and homeland political development: the case of Surinam. In T. van Naerssen, E. Spaan, & A. Zoomers (Eds.), Global Migration and Development (pp. 231-249). (Routledge studies in development and society; No. 15). New York: Routledge. [details] 
  • Nell, L. M. (2008). Surinaamse transnationale partijpolitiek. Oso, 27(2), 362-376. [details] 
  • Nell, L. M. (2008). The long shadow of homeland politics: understanding the evolution of the Turkish radical left in the Netherlands. Revue Europeenne des Migrations Internationales, 24(2), 121-145. [details] 


  • Nell, L. M. (2007). Locally specific transnational ties. Turkish and Turkish-Kurdish immigrants in the Netherlands. In A. Y. Guillou, S. de Tapia, & P. M. Wadbled (Eds.), Migrations torques dans un monde globalise. Le poids du local (pp. 199-216). Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes. [details] 


  • van den Bos, M. E. W., & Nell, L. M. (2006). Territorial bounds to virtual space. Transnational online and offline networks of Iranian and Turkish-Kurdish immigrants in the Netherlands. Global Networks, 6(2), 201-220. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0374.2006.00141.x  [details] 


  • Nell, L. M. (2004). Conceptualising the emergence of immigrants' transnational communities. Migration Letters, 1(1), 50-56. [details] 


  • Mügge, L. M. (Ed.) (2016). Symposium: ‘Gender in Political Science Education’. European Political Science, 15(3), 281-342.


  • Mügge, L. (2014). Preface: [Section III: negotiating private-public]. In D. Olivieri, & K. Leurs (Eds.), Everyday feminist research praxis: doing gender in the Netherlands (pp. 134-135). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [details] 


  • Mügge, L. (2012). De persoonlijke politiek van Meindert Fennema: over de kracht van anekdotes en netwerken. In M. Maussen, & F. Vermeulen (Eds.), Democratie en wetenschap: essays voor Meindert Fennema (pp. 36-43). Amsterdam: Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Resarch (AISSR), University of Amsterdam. [details] 


  • Mügge, L. (2011). The male domination of transnational migrant politics. GEXcel Work in Progress Report, 15, 41-49. [details] 
  • Aboim, S., Mügge, L., Howson, R., & Mutluer, N. (2011). Workshop A: Movements and flows. GEXcel Work in Progress Report, 15, 27-31. [details] 


  • Mügge, L. M. (2010). In spagaat tussen nationaliteit en loyaliteit? Burgerschap van migranten in transnationaal perspectief. ICA - Journal of the Institute of Cultural Anthropology, 2010(3), 19-20.


  • Nell, L., & Rath, J. (2009). Ethnic Amsterdam: immigrants and urban change in the twentieth century. (Solidarity and identity series). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 


  • Nell, L. M. (2003). Solidariteitsnetwerken van Kongolese vrouwen in Luik. LOVA, 24(1), 31-46. [details] 



  • Mügge, L. (2012). [Review of: P. Scholten (2011) Framing immigrant integration: Dutch research-policy dialogues in comparative perspective]. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 18(3), 701-702. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9655.2012.01787_10.x  [details] 


  • Fennema, M., Michon, L. B., & Nell, L. M. (2002). Evaluatie van de Stedelijke Adviescommissie Multiculturele Stad (SAMS) in Rotterdam. Amsterdam: IMES. [details] 
  • Nell, L. M., & Notos, S. (2002). E-Quality Scan Partijprogramma’s 2002. Den Haag: E-Quality.
  • Botman, M., Ipec - Demir, F., Kohlmann, C., Nell, L. M., Notos, S., van Ophem, G., & Ruygrok, W. (2002). Rijksbegroting 2003 onder de loep, commentaar. Den Haag: E-Quality. [details] 


  • Ackerly, B., & Mügge, L. M. (2016). Symposium: ‘Mainstreaming Gender in the Teaching and Learning of Politics’. PS, Political Science & Politics, 49(3), 541-570.


  • Mügge, L. (01-03-2017). Vrouwen in de politiek [Web] Universiteit van Nederland/ (Youtube). Vrouwen in de politiek.


  • Mügge, L. M. (editor in chief) (2018-2021). European Journal of Politics and Gender (Journal).
  • Mügge, L. M. (editor) (2013). Women's Studies International Forum (Journal).
  • Mügge, L. M. (editor) & de Jong, S. (editor) (2013). Politics, Groups and Identities (Journal).


  • Mügge, L. M. (organiser) (11-6-2015 - 13-6-2015). European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG), Uppsala, Sweden. Organizer: 4th European Conference on Politics and Gender (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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