Everything You Think You Know About Women and Politics is Wrong
The Washington Post's "She the People" blog chats with Jen about her research with Richard Fox and Danny Hayes - most of which revisits a lot of the conventional wisdom regarding women and politics.
Celebrating SPA's 80th Anniversary
The School of Public Affairs had 80 students in its first class 80 years ago. To celebrate, Jen was one of the faculty members selected to share their story about SPA.
It is impossible to deny the substantial progress women have recently made in government and politics. Over the course of the last 30 years alone, the number of women in Congress has more than tripled. . .
Do Traditional Gender Roles Affect Women's Political Ambition?
In her first article post at the Brookings Institution, Jen addresses the question of whether family roles and responsibilities affect a potential candidate's political career.
Geena Davis says Hollywood can help women run for office. It's a little more complex than that.
Jen comments on how having more female presidents on TV is probably not the fix for the gender gap in political ambition or women's under-representation.