Fredericksburg, Va. – Rosalyn Cooperman, assistant professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington, will be featured on the radio program “With Good Reason” on Saturday, August 11, at 1 p.m. on WCVE 88.9, Sunday, August 12, at midnight on WAMU 88.5 and online at www.withgoodreasonradio.org. As part of the show “Little Big Minds” she will discuss Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the public’s willingness to support a woman presidential candidate.
An expert in women and politics and the U.S. Congress, Dr. Cooperman is currently working on a book project that examines the role of political parties and organizations in the recruitment and support of women congressional candidates. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Congress Reconsidered, Women & Politics and Polling America: An Encyclopedia of Public Opinion.
Dr. Cooperman is one of four principal investigators for the 2004 Convention Delegate Study, a national survey of Democratic and Republican Party activists. In addition, she is the recipient of several grants from the University of Mary Washington, Vanderbilt University and the American Political Science Association. She also has made numerous conference presentations across the country.
Dr. Cooperman holds a doctorate in political science from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University, Bloomington. She also has served as campaign manager for Hoosiers for Jill Long and as a committee aide for the Montana State Legislature.
“With Good Reason” is the only statewide public radio program in Virginia. It hosts scholars from Virginia’s public colleges and universities who discuss the latest in research, pressing social issues and the curious and whimsical. Now celebrating its 15th year, "With Good Reason" is produced for the Virginia Higher Education Broadcasting Consortium by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and is broadcast in partnership with public radio stations in Virginia and Washington, D.C.