Deborah Jordan Brooks, Ph.D.

Professor & Project Director

Deborah Jordan Brooks is an Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. Her teaching focuses on women, politics, and the media, and her research examines female empowerment, public opinion, and political advertising. She is the author of He Runs, She Runs (Princeton University Press) and has published articles in scholarly journals such as American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, and Politics and Gender. Previously, she was Senior Research Director at The Gallup Organization, a survey research firm, where she ran brand management and customer satisfaction project for Fortune 1000 clients.

This project was inspired by what she learned from YALI Mandela scholars who came to Dartmouth during the summer of 2017.