Past Events

Learning and Choosing to Vote: Women’s Political Participation Cross-Nationally

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Sheri Kunovich, Ph.D.

A lecture by Sheri Kunovich, Ph.D.

  • March 28, 2017 at 4 p.m.
  • ACT 301 on TWUs Denton campus
  • Reception to follow on ACT 2nd floor

Sheri Kunovich is an Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Sociology at Southern Methodist University. She is also the recipient of SMU’s Golden Mustang Award and the Margareta Deschner Teaching Award in Women and Gender Studies. Her research and teaching interests include women’s political representation, democratization in Eastern Europe, wealth and consumption, social stratification and inequality, and research methods. She is a member of two international research teams focusing on social and political change in Poland and Central Europe. Her most recent work focuses on current voter knowledge and behaviors in East-Central Europe as well as a historical comparison of women’s descriptive political representation in Eastern Europe.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Global Connections at

This event is sponsored by:

TWU College of Arts and Sciences, Global Connections and IGNITE.