Rubin Speaker Series pres.
Panel: One Hundred Years of Women Voting: The Nineteenth Amendment's Legacy and Current Implications
Corrine McConnaughy/ Angela Ocampo/ Mara Ostfeld/ Christina Wolbrecht/ Jenna Bednar, moderator
Professor McConnaughy is Associate Professor of Political Science at George Washington University. Her research interests are in identity politics, focusing primarily on the roles race and gender play in American politics, and in the development of political institutions.
Angela X. Ocampo, “Political Pioneers: Women of Color as Candidates and Elected Officials”
Angela X. Ocampo is a LSA Collegiate Fellow at the University of Michigan. Ocampo’s research examines the political incorporation of racial, ethnic and religious minorities both as every-day participants and as political leaders within American institutions.
Mara Ostfeld, "Why Women Oppose Policies that Support Women"
Mara Cecilia Ostfeld is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. Her research broadly focuses on the relationship between race, media and political attitudes.
Christina Wolbrecht, "Popular views of women voters over the past 100 years, and what the evidence actually tells us about them"
Christina Wolbrecht is professor of political science, director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy, and C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program. Her forthcoming co-authored book, A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage (Cambridge 2020), examines how women voted across the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Jenna Bednar, Moderator
Jenna Bednar is a professor of political science at the University of Michigan. Her research is on the analysis of institutions, focusing on the theoretical underpinnings of the stability of federal states. Her most recent book,The Robust Federation demonstrates how complementary institutions maintain and adjust the distribution of authority between national and state governments.
This event is part of the U-M Department of Political Science Rubin Speaker Series and U-M Suffrage 2020 event series.
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