Rebecca Gill

Professor of Political Science & Past Director, Women's Research Institute of Ne at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)
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Political scientist Rebecca Gill is an expert on judges, judicial selection, and race and gender bias.

As the former director of the Women's Research Institute of Nevada (2017-2019), she is particularly excited to talk about the wide range of research about gender, women, and girls. Gill's story about her own experience with sexual harassment in academia has gained national media attention, so she has both professional and personal experience with the #MeToo movement. She is also working on other research involving gender, courts, and politics, including the role of masculinity and social norms on the selection and behavior of judges American courts.

Gill is the co-author of "Judicialization of Politics: The Interplay of Institutional Structure, Legal Doctrine, and Politics on the High Court of Australia."

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  • I think we’re taking a really scientific and careful approach this time to make sure that we can provide one more piece of information to the voters as they’re making their decision.

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