Christina Wolbrecht on Google Scholar


Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder. 2019. A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage. New York: Cambridge University Press. [book site]

Review, Perspectives on Politics

Review, Religion & Politics

Review, Ms. magazine

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht. 2016. Counting Women’s Ballots: Female Voters from Suffrage through the New Deal. New York: Cambridge University Press. [link]

Victoria Schuck Award for Best Book on Women and Politics, American Political Science Association, 2017

Review, Journal of American History

Review, Journal of Politics

Christina Wolbrecht. 2000. The Politics of Women’s Rights: Parties, Positions, and Change. Princeton: Princeton University Press. [link]

Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award, Political Organizations and Parties Section, American Political Science Assocation, 2001

Review, American Political Science Review


David E. Campbell and Christina Wolbrecht. 2019. “The Resistance as Role Model: Disillusionment and Protest Among American Adolescents After 2016.” Political Behavior DOI 10.1007/s11109-019-09537-w

Christina Wolbrecht and David E. Campbell. 2017. “Role models revisited: youth, novelty, and the impact of female candidates.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 5(3):418-34.

Christina Wolbrecht and Michael T. Hartney. 2014. “‘Ideas about Interests’: Explaining the Changing Partisan Politics of Education.” Perspectives on Politics 12(September):603-30. .

John Griffin, Brian Newman, and Christina Wolbrecht.  2012.  “A Gender Gap in Policy Representation in the U.S. Congress?Legislative Studies Quarterly 37(February):35-66

Christina Wolbrecht and David E. Campbell. 2007. “Leading by Example: Female Members of Parliament as Political Role Models.” American Journal of Political Science 51(October):921-39.

David E. Campbell and Christina Wolbrecht. 2006. “See Jane Run: Women Politicians as Role Models for Adolescents.” Journal of Politics 68(May):233-47.

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht. 2006. “Political Context and the Turnout of New Women Voters After Suffrage.” Journal of Politics 68(February):34-49.

Andrew D. Martin and Christina Wolbrecht. 2000. “Partisanship and Pre-floor Behavior: The Equal Rights and School Prayer Amendments.” Political Research Quarterly 53(December):711-20.

Robert H. Durr, Andrew D. Martin, and Christina Wolbrecht. 2000. “Ideological Divergence and Public Support for the Supreme Court.” American Journal of Political Science 44(October):768-76.

Robert H. Durr, John B. Gilmour, and Christina Wolbrecht. 1997. “Explaining Congressional Approval.” American Journal of Political Science41(January)175-207.

Edited Books

Marjorie Hershey (editor), Barry Burden (associate editor), and Christina Wolbrecht (associate editor). 2014. CQ Guide to U.S. Political Parties. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press. [link]

Christina Wolbrecht, Karen Beckwith, and Lisa Baldez, editors. 2008. Political Women and American Democracy: Critical Perspectives on Women and Politics Research. New York: Cambridge University Press. [link]

Christina Wolbrecht and Rodney E. Hero with Peri E. Arnold and Alvin B. Tillery, editors. 2005. The Politics of Democratic Inclusion. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. [link]

Book Chapters

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht. 2018. “Disappointed Hopes? Female Voters and the 1924 Progressive Surge.” In 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women’s Activism, eds. Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly J. McCammon. New York: Oxford University Press.

Christina Wolbrecht.  2008.  “Introduction:  What We Saw at the Revolution:  Women in American Politics and Political Science.” In Political Women and American Democracy, eds. Wolbrecht, Beckwith, and Baldez.  New York:  Cambridge University Press. Pp. 1-11.

Rodney E. Hero and Christina Wolbrecht.  2005.  “Introduction.” In The Politics of Democratic Inclusion, eds. Wolbrecht and Hero.  Philadelphia:  Temple University Press. Pp. 1-14.

J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht. 2004. “Using Prior Information to Aid Ecological Inference: A Bayesian Approach.” In Ecological Inference: New Methodological Strategies, eds. Gary King, Ori Rosen, and Martin Tanner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [link]

Christina Wolbrecht.  2002.  “Female Legislators and the Women’s Rights Agenda:  From Feminine Mystique to Feminist Era.” In Women Transforming Congress, ed. Cindy Simon Rosenthal.  Norman:  University of Oklahoma Press. Pp. 170-97.


Christina Wolbrecht. 2016. American Political Party Platforms, 1948-2008. Quasi-sentences coded via the Policy Agendas Project framework. Available at

Replication Datasets

Martin and Wolbrecht (2000):  [Link] to replication and supplementary materials.

Durr, Martin, and Wolbrecht (2000):  [Link] to replication and supplementary materials.

Durr, Gilmour, and Wolbrecht (1997):  Excel97 file, DGW.xls, containing replication data set, and text file, DGWreadme.txt, explaining replication data set.  Mark Ramirez has updated the congressional approval series; please contact him directly for that update.

Supplementary Materials for “How women candidates are making girls feel better about politics,” The Monkey Cage blog, November 2019

Christina Wolbrecht and David E. Campbell. 2019. “Restoring Faith in American Democracy: The Effect of Women Candidates on Adolescents’ Evaluations of Politics in 2018.” Paper prepared for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.

Methodological Details for the Family Matters Study, November 2019.