Peer-reviewed publications

Off, Gefjon (2023). Complexities and nuances in radical right voters’ (anti)feminism. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. Access here.

Off, Gefjon, Nicholas Charron & Amy Alexander (2022). Who perceives women’s rights as threatening to men and boys? Explaining modern sexism among young men in Europe (2022). Frontiers in Political Science (in a special issue on “Mind the Backlash: Gender Discrimination and Sexism in Contemporary Societies” edited by Hilde Coffé, Susan Banducci, Marta Fraile, Jessica Fortin-Rittenberger, and Amy Alexander). Access here.

Off, Gefjon (2022). Gender equality salience, backlash and radical right voting in the gender-equal context of Sweden. West European Politics. Access here.

Book reviews

Off, Gefjon (2023). Wronged and Dangerous: Viral Masculinity and the Populist Pandemic. By Karen Lee Ashcraft. Bristol: Bristol University Press, 2022. 264 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN: 9781529221398; $19.99 (paper), ISBN: 9781529221404. Politics & Gender, 1-3. Access here.

Work in progress

PhD dissertation

Contested feminism: Backlash and the radical right (working title)

My dissertation explores voters’ antifeminism and radical right support. I use mixed methods (survey data analysis, a survey experiment and interviews) and comparative data from all EU countries, as well as single country studies of Sweden and Germany.

Journal articles

The polarizing effects of women’s rights and refugee immigration: A survey experiment in 27 EU Member States (with Amy Alexander and Nicholas Charron, under review)

Multidimensional and intersectional cultural grievances over gender, sexuality and immigration (under review)

The populist radical right and protective masculinity: Explaining the gender gap in populist radical right voting across Europe (with Kathina Mehring and Katarzyna Wojnicka)


Gendering Political Authoritarianism: Emancipative gender values and opposition to political authoritarianism (with Amy Alexander, contract with Cambridge Elements Gender & Politics series)