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Name:  Barbara Burrell  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction




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Burrell is professor emerita of political science at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

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Barbara Burrell is Professor Emerita of Political Science at Northern Illinois University. She has taught women and politics classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Burrell has researched and written extensively on women engaging in politics in the United States, including studies on women as candidates for public office and public opinion and the first ladyship. The Midwest Political Science Association's Women's Caucus awarded Professor Burrell a lifetime career achievement award in 2012.

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