University of Vermont

Women in Politics April 7 @ 7 p.m.

Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women in Politics, will give a lecture on "Women in Politics" on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill.

The Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers' Eagleton Insitute of Politics is a leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women's political participation. As director, Walsh oversees the center's research, education and public service programs and is frequently called upon by the media as an expert in women's political participation.

The event is presented by former Vermont governor Madeleine Kunin, in conjunction with her role at UVM as a James Marsh Professor-at-Large.

A panel discussion on "Gender and Public Policy: a dialogue between adademics and activists" will follow the lecture. Panelists include Stephanie Seguino, professor of economics; Annika Ljung-Baruth, lecturer in English and women's studies; Rashad Shabazz, assistant professor of geography; Judy Rickstad, coordinator of Advocacy and Violence Prevention Services; and Felicia Kornbluth, director of the Women's and Gender Studies program and associate professor of history.