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Carrie Resnick '15: On the Campaign Trail

The Research 

Political science major Carrie Resnick is studying the campaigns of female gubernatorial candidates in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Texas, and Wisconsin, focusing on the specific challenges these candidates for executive offices face and how women’s issues play in their campaigns.

In Her Own Words 

“Getting to do real-time research in the field I love is such an amazing experience that most students do not get to have in an academic setting. I would spend most of my time reading about politics anyway, but now I have to!”

Adviser: Daniel Scholzman, Assistant Professor, Political Science