On Monday, Feb. 23rd and Wednesday, Feb. 25th, students in Psychology 230 and Art 263 will hear from Paige Schneider, Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, on "Empowering Citizens through Transformative Politics."
Dr. Schneider's research interests are in the areas of the institutionalization of movements in political party organizations in the United States, and gender and politics. She has published on factionalism in the Republican party in the South, and the political activism of local churches on issues of gender and cultural politics. She has conducted research on women's political participation and representation in Bolivia, and has served as a consultant for the non-governmental organization, Bolivia Transparente. Dr Schneider teaches Global Gender Issues, Contemporary Social Movements, Politics of Poverty and Inequality, and Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Studies. She is the Posse mentor for the Posse Scholars class of 2017.