Associate Professor – Political Science
Director of Research and Scholar, Center for American Women and Politics (Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick)
Phone: (856) 225-2996
- Ph.D., Rutgers University – New Brunswick (Political Science)
- B.A., Aquinas College (Political Science, Sociology, Spanish)
- Dr. Dittmar teaches Women and American Politics and courses related to American political institutions such as campaigns, Congress and the Presidency.
Research and Publications
- Dr. Dittmar’s research focuses on gender and American political institutions, with a particular focus on how gender informs campaigns and the impact of gender diversity among elites in policy and political decisions, priorities, and processes.
She is the author of Navigating Gendered Terrain: Sterotypes and Strategy in Political Campaigns (Temple University Press, 2014) and co-author (with Kira Sanbonmatsu and Susan J. Carroll) of A Seat at the Table: Congresswomen’s Perspectives on Why Their Presence Matters (Oxford University Press, 2018).