FSU expert on social movements lends insight on public protests over Roe v. Wade

By: Pete Reinwald | Published: June 24, 2022 | 2:31 pm | SHARE: Deana Rohlinger, a Florida State University professor of sociology and an expert on political participation and social movements, said she expects mass protests stemming from Friday’s news that the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that gave women a right to choose an abortion before fetal viability.

George Washington University professors are available to discuss the Court’s apparent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade from multiple angles

Lara Brown is the director of GW’s Graduate School of Political Management. She can discuss how the Supreme Court’s decision could impact the 2022 and 2024 elections and the Biden administration’s response to the Court’s ruling. Casey Burgat is an…

Writing the history of feminism in the South and Appalachia: WVU researcher earns prestigious Carnegie award

There’s more to the American women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s than burning bras and Gloria Steinem.

Jessica Wilkerson, associate professor of history at West Virginia University, wants to change that narrative to its truest form: The fight for women’s rights was built on the shoulders of women of color, the working class and women in the south and Appalachia – not just white-collar urbanites.

FSU experts available for coverage of 19th Amendment anniversary

By: Bill Wellock | Published: August 13, 2020 | 12:04 pm | SHARE: After decades of activism and political struggle, the 19th Amendment was adopted 100 years ago this month.The new amendment supplanted state-by-state suffrage laws and gave women across America the right to vote.Florida State University experts are available to speak about the history of women’s suffrage as well as contemporary issues related to women, voting and politics.