Rebekah Herrick

Professor, Interim Department Head

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Contact Information

218 Social Sciences and Humanities

Office Hours (Fall 2020)

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PhD, University of Nebraska, 1991
Curriculum Vitae: PDF or Word Format

Rebekah Herrick is a professor of political science at Oklahoma State University. Her primary research interests concern issues of representation particularly as they relate to gender and race. Recent research has focused on Indigenous Americans’ voting, voting rights and violence against women in politics.  She has published five books and her work has appeared in The Journal of PoliticsSocial Science Quarterly, Legislative Studies QuarterlyAmerican Political Research, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly as well as several other more specialized journals such as Politics & Gender, Politics, Groups and Identities, and The Journal of Homosexuality. Her research has recently been featured on the London School of Economics blog and the New York Times.

Research Interests

American Politics, Congress and Legislatures, Gender

Recent Publications