Case Western Reserve Political Scientist Wins Prestigious Award

Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor in the department of political science at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, has won the 2011 Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and in Politics.  The award is given out by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University. Catt, a graduate of Iowa State, was one of the leaders of the American women’s suffrage movement.

The award is given to scholars embarking on research on women in politics. Dr. Beckwith’s project focuses on women’s recruitment to cabinet-level positions in Europe and North America. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University.

Filed Under: Awards


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply