Catherine Reyes-Housholder is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Cornell University. She researches representation, the presidency and gender, with a regional focus on Latin America. In addition to her work in Latin American Politics and Society, she has a forthcoming experimental study on symbolic representation and female chief executives in Politics, Groups and Identities. She has also written book chapters on presidents’ use of legislative power to advance pro-women change, the impact of Latin America’s presidentas on women’s engagement and participation and executive institutions and gender in post-transition countries. Her work has been cited by The Washington Post and The New York Times. Check out her web site at www.reyes-housholder.com.
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