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Event Speaker

Kira Sanbonmatsu

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Title & Affiliation
Rutgers University

Kira Sanbonmatsu is Professor of Political Science and Senior Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University. Her new book (with Susan J. Carroll) is called More Women Can Run: Gender and Pathways to the State Legislatures (Oxford University Press, 2013). She is also the author of Where Women Run: Gender and Party in the American States (University of Michigan Press, 2006) and Democrats, Republicans, and the Politics of Women's Place (University of Michigan Press, 2002). Her research on gender stereotypes, race/ethnicity, and party politics have appeared in such journals as Political Research Quarterly, American Journal of Political Science, and Politics & Gender. She co-edits the CAWP Series in Gender and American Politics at the University of Michigan Press with Susan J. Carroll. Sanbonmatsu received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. She was previously Associate Professor of Political Science at The Ohio State University.