Rebekah Herrick


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218 Murray Hall

Office Hours (Fall 2019)

1-4 Th

PhD, University of Nebraska, 1991

Rebekah Herrick is a professor of political science at Oklahoma State University. Her primary research interests concern issues of representation particularly as they relate gender and legislatures.  Other areas of interest concern congressional careers and political ambition.  She has published three books and her work has appeared in The Journal of Politics, Social Science Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, American Political Research, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly as well as several other more specialized journals such as Women and Politics and The Journal of Homosexuality.  She recently published a textbook on the representation of minorities in the US.  Her research has recently been featured on the London School of Economics US Centre blog.

Research Interests

American Politics, Congress and Legislatures, Gender

Recent Publications