Amy Friesenhahn

Visiting Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

  228 Social Sciences and Humanities

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Office Hours (Fall 2020)

Available on Zoom Hours TBA (email to request Zoom Meeting link)

PhD, University of North Texas, Expected Fall 2020
Curriculum Vitae: PDF or Word Format

Amy Friesenhahn earned her B.S. from the University of Texas at Tyler and her M.A. from the University of North Texas. She will defend her dissertation, Does Gender Representation Matter? Gender, Descriptive and Substantive Representation, and Women-Friendly Districts, and earn her Ph.D. from the University of North Texas in Fall 2020. Her primary research and teaching interests include American politics, women and politics, Congress, representation, and historically marginalized groups.

Research Interests

American Politics; Women, Gender, and Politics; Congress; Race and Ethnic Politics; Marginalized Groups

Working Papers

    • “Outsiders Among Outside Groups? Campaign Advertising and the Electability of Female US House Candidates.” With Ashley English and Regina Branton.
    • “Women-Friendly Districts and Substantive Representation: An Analysis of Bill Sponsorship in Congress.”