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Boston University, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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American Political Development, Higher Education, Gender
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About Me

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Michigan, 1976; on the faculty at University of Wisconsin – Madison 1976-2007 (Sophonisba P. Breckinridge Professor of Political Science & Women’s Studies); Associate Vice Chancellor for Teaching & Learning, 2002-2006; Interim Provost 2005. Boston University: Dean of Arts & Sciences,  2007-15; Professor of Political Sciences, 2007 present.  Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences since 2002. I have published various works on American political development, including the history of gender and social policy, immigration and nationality policy. Currently working on a history of American higher education.

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Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Higher Ed, Politics, Women