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Katie Marchetti

(she/her/hers)Associate Professor of Political Science (2015)

Contact Information

Leave of absence Fall 2021

Denny Hall Room 12


Professor Marchetti's teaching interests focus on gender and U.S. politics, interest groups, intersectionality, political representation, and political methodology. Her research on these and other topics has been published in Politics and Gender, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, Gender, Place & Culture, Interest Groups & Advocacy, Politics, Groups and Identities, State and Local Government Review, Political Science Research and Methods, Journal of Political Science Education, Politics and Religion and several edited volumes.


  • B.A., Gettysburg College, 2007
  • M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • Ph. D., 2013

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

WGSS 202 Gender,Politics & Policy in US
Cross-listed with POSC 233-01.Overview of gender and politics in the United States. Examines the roles women play in the U.S. policy process, how public policies are "gendered", and how specific policies compare to feminist thinking about related issue areas. The course also discusses gender-based differences in political participation inside and outside of government.

POSC 233 Gender,Politics & Policy in US
Cross-listed with WGSS 202-01.