Women of Color in Politics Research

Women's Evolving Role in Tribal Politics: Native Women Leaders in 21 Southwestern Indian Nations

by Diane-Michele Prindeville
2002, 36 pages

Funding for this project was provided by a grant from the Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University.  Prindeville's study explores the role of Southwestern Native American women leaders in tribal politics, and their right to participate equally with men in their nations’ governance.  

Women of Color in Politics

Women, Black, and Hispanic State Elected Leaders: The 1990 Symposium on the State of the States

Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
Center for Public Service, University of Virginia
1991, 106 pages

In December 1990, more than sixty statewide officials, state legislators, other practitioners and scholars gathered for the fourth annual State of the States symposium. The symposium focused on the problems and possibilities that exist for women, Black and Hispanic elected officials. Issues discussed included campaigning and elections, changing political institutions, shaping state policy, and achieving leadership positions. Workshop summaries and participating scholars' papers are included in the report. 

CAWP Scholar
Candidates and Campaigns
Impact of Women Public Officials
Women of Color in Politics
Statewide Executive
State Legislature