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Tea Time with the Jackson Center: The Importance of Judicial Diversity
April 28, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us online as Robert H. Jackson Center President Kristan McMahon is joined by Dr. Alex Badas, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston and Dr. Katelyn Stauffer, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina to talk about diversity in the judicial system and how that impacts decisions and trust in the system itself.
Dr. Badas’ research expertise is in the field of judicial politics and covers topics including judicial decision-making, public attitudes towards judicial institutions, and representation within the judiciary.
Dr. Stauffer’s research examines how gender shapes American political behavior and public opinion, as well as the actions of those in positions of power. Dr. Stauffer’s research has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, and Politics & Gender among others. She teaches course on gender and politics, political representation, and legislative politics.