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Jennifer M. Piscopo

Jennifer M. Piscopo is Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College. With Susan Franceschet and Mona Lena Krook, she is editor of The Impact of Gender Quotas. She coedits the Western Political Science Association’s journal, Politics, Groups, and Identities. Her popular writing on women in politics has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Ms. Magazine.



On the hundreth anniversary of suffrage, it’s time for gender equity in political office.

Jennifer M. Piscopo Shauna L. Shames

If women’s suffrage was the battle of the twentieth century, women’s representation will be the battle of the twenty-first.

Jennifer M. Piscopo

Quotas and parity cannot make women equal to men.

Jennifer M. Piscopo