Phillip M. Ayoub


Phillip M. Ayoub is a professor in the Department of Political Science at University College London and Editor of the European Journal of Politics and Gender. He is the author of three books, including When States Come Out: Europe’s Sexual Minorities and the Politics of Visibility (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and his articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, the European Journal of International Relations, the European Journal of Political Research, Mobilization, the European Political Science Review, among others. Among a variety of awards, he has received the Janice N. and Milton J. Esman Graduate Prize for distinguished scholarship, the George McT. Kahin Prize for research in the areas of international relations and foreign policy studies judged to hold the greatest promise as a contribution to the discipline, and honorable mention for the 2023 Henrik Enderlein Prize. 

Learn more about Phillip's work at his website.

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Countering the gender backlash: Building coalitions against the populist playbook
Today, far right parties in different countries are emulating each other and using similar tactics that instrumentalize othering. Yet their approaches to issues of gender are heterogenous.