Past IPSR Doctoral Research Fellows

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Elise Higgins

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Advisor(s): Alesha Doan
   IPSR, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Participation Year: 2019-20

Elise's research focuses on the social construction of women during state legislative debates over reproductive rights and justice policy. Her current work analyzes legislation, interest group testimony, and legislator speech to better understand the racial motivations for and implications of abortion restrictions in the Midwest and South.

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