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Lucy Gettman Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of Government

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Degrees
MA, Public Administration, The Ohio State University

MSW, The Ohio State University

BA, English Literature, Cortland College, SUNY

Favorite Spot on Campus
Kerwin Hall
Bio
Lucy Gettman is a Principal at G&S Consulting, providing customized approaches to political leadership. She is also an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at the School of Public Affairs at American University, where she earned a Graduate Certificate in Women, Politics and Political Leadership. Gettman is the Immediate Past Executive Director of Women In Government, a national organization for more than 2200 women state legislators. She previously served as Chief Advocacy Officer for the National School Boards Association (NSBA), the federation of 90,000 locally elected school board members. Prior to NSBA, Gettman was Director of Government Relations for the Reading Recovery Council of North America. She also held professional positions at the Ohio House of Representatives, the Ohio Attorney General and the Inter-University Council of Ohio. Gettman is a member of the Executive Leadership Forum for Women in Government Relations (WGR) a professional society for government relations professionals. Awards & Recognition: *WGR Distinguished Member Award (2020) *Distinguished Alumnus Award for Career Achievement, John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University (2017) *Alice Paul Faculty Award, Women & Politics Institute (2014) *Reading Recovery Teacher Leader Award (2009) *Distinguished Alumnus Award, SUNY College at Cortland (2004)
See Also
SPA Women and Politics Institute
For the Media
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Teaching

Fall 2021

  • GOVT-482 Women and Politics

  • GOVT-485 Topics in Women and Politics: The States & Women in Politics