Mieke Verloo is Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality Issues at Radboud University in the Netherlands, and Non-Residential Permanent Fellow at the IWM, Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.
She is the winner of the 2015 ECPG Gender and Politics Career Achievement Award. She was scientific director of large research projects on gender equality policymaking in Europe (see http://www.mageeq.net and http://www.quing.eu), and has extensive consultancy and training experience on gender mainstreaming and intersectionality for several European governments and institutions. Publications from her work on opposition to feminist politics include: the edited volume on Varieties of opposition to gender equality in Europe published by Routledge (2018), and the special issue ‘The feminist project under threat in Europe” in Politics and Governance, co-edited with David Paternotte. Her current work is on the complex relationship between democracy and gender+ equality, on understanding gender regimes, and on gendered body politics.