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Kirsten Widner

Researcher at Emory University

Publications -  2
Citations -  19

Kirsten Widner is an academic researcher from Emory University. The author has contributed to research in topics: Representation (politics) & Federalist. The author has an hindex of 1, co-authored 1 publications receiving 12 citations.

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Legislating at the Intersections: Race, Gender, and Representation

TL;DR: In this paper, the authors explore how women of color can make a difference in the representation of women in the US House of Representatives, and how their presence in legislative bodies might make an impact.
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The Supreme Court and the Limits of Descriptive Representation

Kirsten Widner
- 28 Feb 2023 - 
TL;DR: The appointment of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court in April 2022 was a meaningful sign of progress as mentioned in this paper , and she became the first Black woman to serve on the Court, and with her addition the Court has greater gender and racial diversity than at any time in history.