Sarah Carson

Research Interests

I study women in United States politics. My dissertation research aims to understand how women's leadership training advances gender parity in public office. I have conducted research with Republican, Democratic, and nonpartisan candidate training programs using an ethnographic and interview-based approach with a discourse analytic framework.

Graduation Year



Dissertation Title

The New Girls' Clubs: Candidate Training Programs and the Women Changing the Face of U.S. Politics

Graduate Status