Kathryn L. Pearson

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    Kathryn L. Pearson
  • Job Title: 
    Associate Professor
  • Department: 
    Department of Political Science
  • College/Organization: 
    College of Liberal Arts
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Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • American politics
  • U.S. Congress
  • U.S. political parties
  • Congressional elections and political behavior
  • Women and politics

Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements: 
  • Author, "Party Discipline in the House of Representatives"
  • Author, "What It Takes to Win: Questioning ‘Gender Neutral’ Outcomes in U.S. House Elections, 1984-2010"
  • Author, "Speaking for the Underrepresented in the House of Representatives: Voicing Women's Interests in a Partisan Era"
  • Winner of the Congressional Quarterly Press Award for the best paper on legislative studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2001 and 2007
  • Morse-Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2012