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Margaret Perez Brower

Assistant Professor
Margaret Teresa Brower

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SMI 221B
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Margaret Perez Brower is an assistant professor of political science and gender, women, and sexuality studies at the University of Washington. She received her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago in political science. Additionally, she received an MA in higher education and public policy from the University of Michigan. Her research investigates how institutions and policies reproduce inequities, particularly across intersecting identities of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Her work also identifies activism, advocacy, and policymaking that aim to transform these institutions to be more equitable, just, and representative of a diverse polity. She is the author of Intersectional Advocacy: Redrawing Policy Boundaries Around Gender, Race, and Class (Cambridge University Press, 2024). Her other work has been published in Political Behavior, Politics, Groups, and Identities, Educational Policy, Daedalus, Educational Policy, Leadership, College & Character, and Diversity & Democracy. This work has also been discussed in various media outlets such as: NPR, WPR, MSNBC live, Washington Post, WGN, and WBEZ Chicago.

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