Brian Turnbull, PhD is a Visiting Instructor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in comparative politics and American government. His research agenda focuses on the use of gender quotas to improve representational equality in the global South. His current book manuscript, “Women Who Only Serve Chai: Gender Reservations and Autonomy in India”, is based on qualitative interviews with city councilors in Jaipur, India and explores the challenges to building representation through gender quotas for women within a patriarchal society. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Kansas. Prior, he received his MA in security studies from Georgetown University.