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Susan J. Carroll

Professor of Political Science and Senior Scholar, Center for the American Women and Politics. Ph.D., Indiana University.

Carroll's research and teaching focus on women's participation in US politics as candidates, voters, elected officials, and political appointees. She is the author of Women as Candidates in American Politics and More Women Can Run: Gender and Pathways to the State Legislatures (with Kira Sanbonmatsu).  Her edited volumes include The Impact of Women in Public Office, Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions, and Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics (with Richard Fox).