Kelly Dittmar

Assistant Research Professor, Rutgers University



Kelly Dittmar is an Assistant Research Professor at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. At CAWP, Dittmar manages national research projects, helps to develop and implement CAWP’s research agenda, and contributes to CAWP reports, publications, and analyses. She also works with CAWP’s programs for women’s public leadership, assisting with program development, implementation, and marketing. Starting in Fall 2014, Dittmar will be jointly appointed as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University - Camden and a Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP).

Dittmar completed her Ph.D. in Political Science, with an emphasis on women and politics, from Rutgers University in the fall of 2011. She has published multiple book chapters focusing on gender and political campaigns and serves on the editorial board for Politics and Gender. From 2011 to 2012, Dittmar was an American Political Science Association (APSA) Congressional Fellow for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), where she served as a legislative aide on education, labor, social welfare, and women’s issues. She previously worked as a Federal Legislative Assistant for Governor Jennifer Granholm (MI). Dittmar received her BA from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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