Gill Allwood (UK) is Professor of Gender Politics at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She was subject leader for European Studies 2003-15 and is currently Director of Postgraduate Research for the School of Arts and Humanities. In 2020, she was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Outstanding Researcher Award. She has published widely on gender and EU policy, in particular gender mainstreaming, development, migration and climate change (see full list of publications ). She worked with CONCORD to research and write a report on the implementation and impact of the second Gender Action Plan (GAPII) and has co-authored a report on the implementation of Agenda 2030 for the European Parliament. She was Editor of the Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 2014-18, and is on the International Advisory Board of the European Journal of Politics and Gender.


Selected publications:

“The Implementation of the 2030 Agenda’s Principles of ‘Leaving-No-One-Behind’ and ‘Addressing the Needs of Those Furthest Behind First’ in the EU’s Development Policy”, Brussels: European Parliament, 2022 (with James Mackie).

“Gender and EU External Climate Policy” in Gender, Intersectionality and Climate Institutions in Industrialised States, edited by Gunnhildur Magnusdottir and Annica Kronsell. 36-51. New York: Routledge, 2021.

“Gender and EU Climate Policy” in The Routledge Handbook of Gender and EU Politics, edited by Gabriele Abels et al. 302-313. New York: Routledge, 2021.

“Mainstreaming Gender and Climate Change to Achieve a Just Transition to a Climate-Neutral Europe”, Journal of Common Market Studies 58, S1 (2020): 173-186.

“Gender Equality in EU Development Policy in Times of Crisis”, Political Studies Review 18, no. 3 (2020): 329-345. ‘Gender Equality in EU Development Policy in Times of Crisis’, Political Studies Review, July 2019.

“Agenda-Setting, Agenda-Blocking and Policy Silence: Why is there no EU Policy on Prostitution?”, Women’s Studies International Forum 69 (July-August 2018): 126-34.

“Horizontal Policy Coordination and Gender Mainstreaming: The Case of the European Union’s Global Approach to Migration and Mobility”, Women’s Studies International Forum 48 (January-February 2015): 9-17.

“Gender Mainstreaming and EU Climate Change Policy”, European Integration Online Papers 18, no. 6 (2014): 1-26.

“Gender Mainstreaming and Policy Coherence for Development: Unintended Gender Consequences and EU Policy”, Women’s Studies International Forum 39 (July-August 2013): 42-52.

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