Nancy E. Burns
Research Professor, CPS
Chair, LSA Political Science
Professor, LSA Political Science
Nancy Burns studies gender, race, political participation, public opinion, and intergovernmental relations in the American context. Her most recent book, The Private Roots of Public Action: Gender, Equality, and Political Participation, won the Victoria Schuck Award from the American Political Science Association for the best book on gender and politics. Dr. Burns teaches a variety of courses that include gender and race and politics, quantitative methods, research design, political participation, and urban politics. She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- The Fifth Module of the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES). (Nancy E. Burns) 2014-2018. National Science Foundation.
- Supplement: The Fifth Module of the Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES). (Nancy E. Burns) 2014-2018. National Science Foundation.
- Kinder, Donald R., Molly Reynolds, and Nancy E. Burns. 2019. "Categorical Politics in Action." in New Directions in Public Opinion, edited by Berinsky, Adam J. Routledge.
- Burns, Nancy E., Kay Lehman Schlozman, Ashley Jardina, Shauna Shames, and Sidney Verba. 2018. "What's Happened to the Gender Gap in Political Participation? How Might We Explain it?" 69 pages in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism, edited by McCammon, Holly, Banaszak, Lee Ann. New York: Oxford University Press.
- Jardina, Ashley, and Nancy E. Burns. 2016. "Advances and ambivalence: the consequences of women's educational and workforce changes for women's political participation in the united states, 1952 to 2012." RSF 2(4): 272-301.
- Burns, Nancy E., and Katherine Gallagher. 2010. "Public Opinion on Gender Issues: The Politics of Equity and Roles." Annual Review of Political Science 13(1): 425-443.