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Dana Wittmer

Assistant Professor

Dana Wittmer (Ph.D. The Ohio State University) joined the faculty of Colorado College in the fall of 2011. She studies American politics, with specific interests in gender and politics, public opinion, public policy, and Congress. Her most recent project focuses on public opinion about Congress as a gendered institution, paying particular attention to how these perceptions impact political engagement. Her other research interests include human trafficking within the United States, the impact of gendered leadership on public policy, and gender and legislative effectiveness within Congress. Please see her personal website for information about her teaching schedule, her background, and these research projects.



Regular Classes

American Government & Politics
Women, Government, & Public Policy
Political Psychology
Constitutional Law
Media Politics
Voting & Elections
Race, Government, & Public Policy
Public Opinion