The electoral gains for women in the 2018 election were notable, but that numeric progress was not felt by all women nor did it yield gender parity in American politics. Beyond the numbers, measuring success in U.S. elections means considering the ways in which gender and intersectional dynamics that have created obstacles to women candidates are disrupted.
Kelly Dittmar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University–Camden and Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), Eagleton Institute of Politics.
This Social Sciences Forum lecture is the Korenman Lecture. Admission is free and a reception and book signing will follow the talk.
Sponsored by the Department of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies; the Department of History; the Department of Political Science; and the Women’s Center.
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Start Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Start Time: 4:00 pm
Department Represented: Social Sciences Forum – Korenman Lecture
Venue Name: Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery
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