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The Conversation We Are Not Having: Professor Alison Gash Writes for the Washington Monthly!

Alison Gash, Associate Professor of Political Science, has written an article in the Washington Monthly regarding the type of attention sexual violence has attracted during the 2016 election.

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Professor Gash comments on one of the central topics surrounding both presidential candidates – sexual conduct – and how the prevalence of sexual violence has attracted little of the public and political outrage compared to opinions being formed about the prospective presidents themselves. Follow the link above to read the full article!

Alison Gash is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon and author of Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights(Oxford University Press, 2015). Her research focuses on advocacy strategies used to advance civil rights and the legal and social limbo that stems from civil rights struggles in transition. Gash’s work on LGBTQ and other civil rights struggles has been featured in Washington Monthly, Newsweek, Politico, Slate, and The Conversation.

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