Congress in the Trump Era: Gender Dynamics and Partisan Politics

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Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls, Room 1030

Kathryn Pearson (University of Minnesota) delivered the 2019 Constitution Day Lecture. Event was presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies, Gender Studies Program, Hesburgh Program in Public Service, and the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy.

Kathryn Pearson is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota specializing in American politics. Her research focuses on the United States Congress, congressional elections, political parties, and women and politics. She is working on a new book project, Gendered Partisanship in the House of Representatives, analyzing congresswomen's pursuit of power in a partisan era.