Melanie Hughes

Melanie M. Hughes is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at Ohio State University. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2001 with a degree in Sociology and Government. After coming to Ohio State in 2002, she wrote a masters thesis investigating new explanations for womens parliamentary representation in developing countries. She has also researched the lasting impact of colonialism on womens parliamentary representation. She has won multiple university...See more