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Kathleen Dolan

Professor and Chair
 (414) 229-6468
 Bolton Hall 672

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland – College Park
Fields of Study – American Government and Political Behavior
M.A., University of Maryland – College Park
B.A., Providence College, Providence, R.I., Major: Political Science

Courses Taught

  • PolSci 104 – Intro. to American Government and Politics
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  • PolSci 203 – Intro. to Political Science Research
  • PolSci 425 – Women in Politics
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  • PolSci 700 – Scope and Methods of Political Science
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Teaching Interests

American Government, Political Behavior, Women and Politics, Research Methods, Congress, Elections and Voting

Research Interests

Electoral Behavior, Women and Politics, Public Opinion, Political Participation, Legislative Politics, Survey Methodology.

Selected Publications

Dolan, Kathleen A., and Lynch, Timothy. “It Takes a Survey: Understanding Gender Stereotypes, Abstract Attitudes, and Voting for Women Candidates.” American Politics Research 42. (2014): 656-676.
Dolan, Kathleen A. “Do Women and Men Know Different Things? Measuring Gender Differences in Political Knowledge.” Journal of Politics, Cambridge University Press 73. (2011): 1-11.
Dolan, Kathleen A. “The Impact of Gender Stereotyped Evaluations on Support for Women Candidates.” Political Behavior 32. (2010): 69-88.
Dolan, Kathleen A., and Stokes-Brown, Tia. “Race, Gender, and Symbolic Representation: African American Female Candidates as Mobilizing Agents.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, & Parties, Routledge 20.3 (2010): 474-494.
Dolan, Kathleen A. Voting for Women: How the Public Evaluates Women Candidates. . Westview Press, 2004.