On the Topic of Gender Issues


“How American Women Gained, Lost, and Are Regaining Their Collective Voice,” Vox, April 2, 2017.

Rallying for Gun Reform” (with Donna Dees), Tampa Bay Times, December 21, 2012; and Raleigh News & Observer, December 20, 2012.

In The News

*Since 2013

“We Want to See What Politicians Wear. Is That So Wrong?” Tampa Bay Times, August 18, 2016.

Hillary Clinton Gun Control Proposal: What 2 Decades In the Pubic Eye Tells Us About Her Policy,” International Business Times, October 5, 2015.

Women an Emerging Force in Defending Firearms,” Tucson Sentinel, September 30, 2014.

‘Badass’ Moms Take Gun Fight to NRA’s Home Turf,” Huffington Post, September 23, 2014.

These Women Are the NRA’s Worst Nightmare,” Mother Jones, September-October 2014.

Public Talks & Briefings

“How Movements Bounce Back: What Gun Rights Advocates Can Teach Abortion Rights Advocates.” Conference on Learning from Social Movements, Scholars Strategy Network, New York, May 31-June 1, 2016.

“Gendering the Second Amendment” (with Jennifer Carlson). Conference on The Second Generation of Second Amendment Law and Policy,” Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law, New York, April 8, 2016.

“How U.S. Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice.” Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of the National Capital Area, May 4, 2013.

“How U.S. Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice.” Board of Directors, League of Women Voters of the U.S., April 5, 2013.

“How U.S. Women’s Groups Gained and Lost Their Public Voice.” League of Women Voters of Arlington, February 23, 2013.

“The Policy Agendas of Women’s Groups in the Post-War America.” Durham Public Schools history teachers, Durham, NC, January 26, 2012.

“The Paradox of Gender Equality.” Center for American Political Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 28 October 2011.

“Voice & Equality? Women’s Group Advocacy on Capitol Hill, 1878-2000.” Spring Seminar Series, Department of Political Science University of Florida, Gainesville, 2 March 2009.