Virginia Sapiro

Professor Emeritus

vsapiro@bu.edu

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Her teaching and research interests include political behavior and political psychology, gender politics, and political and feminist theory. She is the author of The Political Integration of Women: Roles, Socialization and Politics (1983), Women in American Society (3rd edition 2003) and A Vindication of Political Virtue: The Political Theory of Mary Wollstonecraft among many other books and articles. Her two current major research projects are a history of political action in the United States, and a study of gender and electoral campaigns. She was also a Professor in the Women’s Studies Program and served as Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, with responsibility for undergraduate education and teaching and learning across campus, and as Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.