Dr. Jennifer Lawless lecture: Women and Political Ambition

Have you considered running for political office? Are you interested in learning more about what motivates other women who do run? Join the conversation as Dr. Jennifer Lawless discusses “Why Women Don’t Run for Office and What Happens When They Do.” This free event is open to all students and will be followed by an informal meet and greet. Jennifer L. Lawless is a professor of government at American University, where she is also the Director of the Women & Politics Institute. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2003 and her B.A. from Union College in 1997.  Professor Lawless’ research, which has been supported by the National Science Foundation, focuses on representation, political ambition, and gender in the electoral process. https://exchange.uncc.edu/event/dr-jennifer-lawless-lecture-women-and-political-ambition/