100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women’s Political Activism (Edited volume with Holly McCammon) (2018 Oxford: Oxford University Press)





The Women’s Movement Inside and Outside the State. (2010. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)




global perspective


The U.S. Women’s Movement in a Global Perspective. (Edited volume). (2005. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield)




reconfigured state

Women’s Movements Facing a Reconfigured State (Edited volume with Karen Beckwith and Dieter Rucht). (2003. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)





Why Movements Succeed or Fail: Opportunity, Culture and the Struggle for Woman Suffrage (1996. Princeton: Princeton University Press)






Articles/Book Chapters:

Citizen Engagement and Participation:

Do the Government Positions Held by Women Matter?  A Cross-National Examination of Female Ministers’ Impacts on Women’s Political Participation”  (with Shan-Jan Sarah Liu).  2017.  Politics & Gender 13(March): 132-162.


Social Movement Research:

Inside the State:  Activism within Legislative and Governmental Agency Forums.” (with Anne Whitesell).  In The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Women’s Activism,  edited by Holly McCammon, Verta Taylor, Jo Reger, and Rachel Einwohner. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. 487-506.


Public Opinion as a Movement Outcome: The Case of the U.S. Women’s Movement”  (with Heather Ondercin). 2016.  Mobilization: An International Quarterly 21(3): 361-378.

                                        Online appendices:   Validity and Robustness Checks and List of questions in Opinion measure


Explaining the Dynamics between the Women’s Movement and the Conservative Movement in the U.S.”  (with Heather Ondercin). 2016.  Social Forces. 95(September): 381-410.

                                        Online appendix


“The Hidden Women’s Movement”  2014.  Politics & Gender 10(2): 284-287.


“Informational Institutions, Protest, and Change in Gendered Federal Systems” (with S. Laurel Weldon). 2011. Politics & Gender 7(2):262-273.


“Inside and Outside the State: Movement Insider Status, Tactics and Public Policy Achievements” (2005. In Meyer, David, Valerie Jenness and Helen Ingram (eds.). Routing the Opposition:Social Movements, Public Policy, and Democracy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 149-176)


When Waves Collide: Cycles of Protest and the Swiss American Women’s Movements” (1996. Political Research Quarterly 49(4):837-863)


“The Influence of the Initiative on the Swiss and American Women’s Suffrage Movements” (1991. Schweizerisches Jahrbuch für Politische Wissenschaft 31: 187-207)


Gender Roles Attitude Research:

“The Gendering State and Citizen’s Attitudes toward Women’s Roles: State Policy, Employment, and Religions in Germany” (2006. Politics & Gender 2:29-55)


“East-West Differences in German Abortion Opinion” (1998. Public Opinion Quarterly 62(4):545-582)


“The Social Bases of Feminism in the European Community” (with Eric Plutzer1993. Public Opinion Quarterly 57(1):29-53)


“Contextual Determinants of Feminist Attitudes: National and Subnational Influences in Western Europe” (with Eric Plutzer. 1993. American Political Science Review. 87(1):145-157)


“How employment affects women’s gender attitudes: The workplace as a locus of contextual effects” (with Jan E. Leighley. 1991. Political Geography Quarterly 10(2):174-185)


Other Research:

“Coalition type and voter support for parties: Grand coalitions in German Elections” (with Peter Doerschler. 2012. Electoral Studies 31:46-59)


Voter support for the German PDS over time: Dissatisfaction,  ideology, losers and east identity” (with Peter Doerschler. 2007. Electoral Studies 26:359-370)


For the report of the Pennsylvania Commission on Redistricting Reform click here.  To see my report on the on-line surveys done for the Commission, click here.

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