Anna Ehrhart

Doktorand|Doctoral Student

  • Professional title: Doctoral Student
  • Department: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSV)
  • Telephone: 010-1428623
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  • Visitor address: Holmgatan 10, 851 70 Sundsvall
  • Location: Sundsvall
  • Employee in the subject: Political Science


I have a Master`s degree in Political Science (M.Sc.) from Mid Sweden University and a Bachelor`s degree in Arts and Culture with a Major in Political Culture (B.A.) from Maastricht University, Netherlands.
Prior to starting my doctoral dissertation, I have been working as an adjunct lecturer in Political Science at Mid Sweden University.

Area of interest

• Women`s political representation
• Women`s political participation and civil society engagement
• Democratization processes


My PhD dissertation examines women`s political representation and women`s civic activism based in the larger context of (de-)democratization processes.

From 2018-2020, I conducted my fieldwork in Turkey based at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRII) and as visiting PhD researcher at Boğaziçi University.

Teaching and tutoring

Currently, my teaching includes the following courses on undergraduate level:

• Political Science (A), Gender and politics
• Political Science (B), Thesis supervision
• Political Science (A), Introduction to political science and political theory


Chapters in books

Ehrhart, A. (2018). Mer än bara likes?. In Snabbtänkt : Reflektioner från valet 2018 av ledande forskare. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University, DEMICOM. pp. 98-.    

Ehrhart, A. , von Schoultz, Å. & Wallman Lundåsen, S. (2017). Utökat deltagande : En väg mot en mer hållbar demokrati?. In Hållbarhetens många ansikten : samtal, forskning och fantasier. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University (Genusstudier vid Mittuniversitetet). pp. 89-95.  

Conference papers

Ehrhart, A. (2021). Women`s Political Representation and Gendered Political Space in Turkey : Narratives and Experiences of Woman Parliamentarians. In Paper presented at ECPR Virtual Joint Sessions 2021, Panel: Women and Leadership: New Challenges, Issues and Methods.

Ehrhart, A. (2019). Exploring the relationship between women`s political representation and women`s civic engagement: perceptions of women`s organizations in Turkey. Paper presented at the European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG), Amsterdam, July 4-6, 2019


Ehrhart, A. , Wallman Lundåsen, S. & von Schoultz, Å. (2017). Mellanvalsdemokrati –ett invånarperspektiv.