Pedro A. G. dos Santos is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota. He has two main areas of research in Brazilian politics: women’s representation in the legislative and executive, and the rise of evangelical politicians in the country. He has published various book chapters as well as journal articles in Latin American Politics and Society, Politics & Gender, and Opinião Pública.
Farida Jalalzai is Associate Dean of Global Initiatives and Engagement in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Virginia Tech University. She is the author of Shattered, Cracked, or Firmly Intact: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide, Women Presidents of Latin America: Beyond Family Ties? and co-editor of Measuring Women's Political Empowerment Across the Globe.