Professor Cooperman Edits Book on Conservative Women in Democratic Systems

Professor Cooperman has co-edited a book, Sell-Outs or Warriors for Change? A Comparative Look at Conservative Women in Politics in Democracies, forthcoming from Routledge Press in November 2022. This book addresses the central question of how right-wing women navigate the cross-pressures between gender identity and political ideology. A portion of this book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Women, Politics, & Policy. … [Read more...]

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Virginia’s 2021 Elections & the 2022 Congressional midterms Panel Discussion and Q&A

Virginia’s 2021 Elections & the 2022 Congressional midterms Panel Discussion and Q&A Rosalyn Cooperman, UMW Professor of Political Science, Department Chair Stephen Farnsworth, UMW Professor of Political Science, Director, UMW Center for Leadership and Media Studies Time: April 5, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) on Zoom. This panel is sponsored by the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Mary Washington and is a special program for Mary Wash Giving Day. If you have any questions about this panel, please contact Professor Cooperman at … [Read more...]

Professor Cooperman Receives Teaching Innovation Award

Congratulations to Rosalyn Cooperman for recently being honored with a Teaching Innovation Award by the New Research on Gender and Political Psychology Network!! This award honors her efforts to combat public speaking anxiety in her women and politics class. This award is well-deserved, and congrats again!! Click out the full award from NRGPPN! … [Read more...]

Professor Cooperman on Women Congressional Candidates and Campaign Finance

Professor Cooperman joined a Facebook Live panel to discuss the book, “Politicking While Female: The Political Lives of Women,” and her chapter, “On the Money: Assessing the Campaign Finance Networks of Women Congressional Candidates.” Check out LSU’s panel on Facebook for the discussion. … [Read more...]

Professor Cooperman and Professor Farnsworth: COVID in Context

As part of UMW’s Covid in Context course, Professor Cooperman and Professor Farnsworth recently delivered a lecture titled “Covid and the 2020 U.S. Presidential and Congressional Elections. … [Read more...]

Professor Cooperman Receives the first John M. Kramer Faculty Award

At the 2017 annual Spring Awards ceremony, Professor Rosalyn Cooperman received the first John M. Kramer Faculty Award. This award is an acknowledgement of Professor Cooperman’s dedication to students, service to the University, and contributions to academia. … [Read more...]