Aili Tripp, professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and carry out research in Morocco for the academic year 2015-16.
Her project, “Women’s Changing Constitutional and Legal Status in the Maghreb,” has a geographical focus on Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. She will be based at the Center for Women’s Empowerment at the University of Al Akhawayn, Ifrane, Morocco.
Tripp’s research has focused on women and politics in Africa, women’s movements in Africa, transnational feminism, African politics (with particular reference to Uganda and Tanzania) and on the informal economy in Africa. Most recently she authored Women and Power in Postconflict Africa (2015) published by Cambridge University Press.