Title: Women and American Politics (790:335:01)
Instructor: Susan Carroll
Instructor’s e-mail: scarroll@rci.rutgers.edu
Days, times, location: W 2:15-5:15 Woodlawn Drawing Room, Eagleton Institute of Politics, DC
Office hours: Woodlawn Third Floor, Eagleton Institute of Politics, 1:00-2:00 W

Synopsis: This course will analyze the participation of women in American political life. The first section of the course will examine women's public roles and the effects of feminism in altering women's public roles in both historical and contemporary contexts. The second section will focus on women's participation in electoral politics as citizens, party activists, and candidates for elective office. The third section will analyze women's behavior and influence as officials within governing institutions.