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The Cost of Doing Politics? Violence and Harassment against Women Politicians

Dr. Mona Krook, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and 2017-2018 Carnegie Foundation Fellow will speak in the Mary Sue Cushman room of the Bairnwick Women's Center on Wednesday February 28th at 4:30pm. Her talk is entitled, "The Cost of Doing Politics? Violence and Harassment against Women Politicians." 

Dr. Krook is widely published on topics concerning gender and international politics and is well known for her ground breaking work on the impact of electoral quotas on women's political representation in national legislatures around the world. Her most recent project for which she received the Carnegie Fellowship considers various forms of resistance to women's political leadership globally. She has served as a consultant to a large number of non-governmental organizations and is committed to partnerships between academics and practitioners working to advance women's human rights globally. 
Please join us for a timely and engaging lecture. 
This lecture is made possible by funding from the University Lectures Committee and the sponsorship of the departments of Politics, Women's and Gender Studies, and International and Global Studies.  
Please contact Paige Schneider at 931-598-1548 or pschneid@sewanee.edu with any questions.