Janice and Julian Bers Associate Professor in the Social Sciences

Dawn Langan Teele is Associate Professor of Political Science University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Teele’s research examines the causes and consequences of voting rights reform, forms of bias in politics, and social science methodology. Her recent book Forging the Franchise: The Political Origins of the Womens Vote (Princeton 2018) won the American Political Science Association’s  Gregory Luebbert award for the best book in Comparative Politics. Her recent volume Good Reasons to Run: Women and Political Candidacy (Temple 2020) explores the barriers and opportunities faced by women in public life in the United States and abroad. 



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Histories of Gender and Sexuality Law, Politics, and Public Policy Social Change and Social Justice

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