Voters require female candidates to be more prepared than men—and then punish them for it when they inevitably prove less ‘likable.’
Christina Greer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus. Her research and teaching focus on American politics, black ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, Congress, New York City and New York State politics, campaigns and elections, and public opinion. She is a commentator on MSNBC, NY1, and WNYC, and co-host of the FAQ NYC podcast.
She’s the front-runner in the May 22 Democratic primary and within spitting distance in the polls of the putative GOP nominee. Hello, Georgia? History calling!