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Heidi Berggren

Associate Professor

Political Science

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Liberal Arts 328

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Theory and practice of national government in Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court, and the interaction of these institutions with interest groups, political parties, public opinion and the mass media.

Theory and practice of national government in Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court, and the interaction of these institutions with interest groups, political parties, public opinion and the mass media.

Trends, controversies, laws, policies and politics relating both to women's control over their fertility and to reproductive health in the United States. The areas covered include abortion, birth control, sterilization, sex education, sexually-transmitted disease (STD) prevention, assisted reproductive technologies (ART), the birthing process, and infant-feeding. We leanr differing feminist perspective relevant to these areas.

Available topics seminar in the field of American politics. Repeatable with change in content.

Trends, controversies, laws, policies and politics relating both to women's control over their fertility and to reproductive health in the United States. The areas covered include abortion, birth control, sterilization, sex education, sexually-transmitted disease (STD) prevention, assisted reproductive technologies (ART), the birthing process, and infant-feeding. We leanr differing feminist perspective relevant to these areas.

An exploration of women's involvement in the processes, institutions and outcomes of politics including voting and other forms of electoral participation, campaigning for political office, office-holding and leadership, and public policy. In examining these topics, the course looks at the roles played by women's movements, feminism, and antifeminism. The focus is primarily on the United States with some coverage of other countries.

Research

Research Interests

  • Co-housing Movement
  • Work-Family Policy
  • Social Policy
  • Gender and Politics
  • Gender-Role Attitudes
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