Malliga Och is a Women and Politics scholar with focus on advanced industrialized nations and specifically in regards to Conservative Parties. Former Research Director of Political Parity (Hunt Alternatives), editor (with Shauna Shames) of The Right Women: Republican Activists, Candidates, and Representatives (forthcoming with Praeger Press).
Shauna Shames teaches political science courses in American politics, including the politics of minority groups and political methodology. She has previously taught undergraduate courses in women and politics, identity politics, race and ethnicity and public policy in addition to others. Shames is primarily interested in American political behavior, with a focus on race, gender, and politics.