J. Celeste Lay

Associate Professor of Political Science, Tulane University



J. Celeste Lay is Associate Professor of political science at Tulane University. Her research focuses on American political behavior, political socialization and public policy. Her book, A Midwestern Mosaic: Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural America, examines the response of both young people and adults to rapid ethnic diversification in small Iowa towns. Her current work continues a focus on local politics, including the study of gender differences in attitudes about and interactions within rural and urban communities. At Tulane, Celeste is the creator and director of the Summer Minor Program in U.S. Public Policy and associate chair of the Department of Political Science. She is also a proud parent of two daughters, Lucy and Kimberly.

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Thank you, sponsors!

We are so pleased to announce the following sponsors for our October conference!

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ISPP Small Grant Award

We are pleased that the International Society for Political Psychology has awarded "Mentoring Conferences for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology" one of their Small Grants to further the goals of ISPP.

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participantsMeet the Organizers

Monica Schneider and Angie Bos

Monica is an Asst. Professor at Miami University (Ohio) and Angie is an Asst. Professor at the College of Wooster. They have been friends and collaborators since they first met at the University of Minnesota where they both completed the interdisciplinary Ph.D. minor in political psychology and focused their dissertation research on gender and political psychology.

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