Press Interviews and Coverage


2012-13.  Raising Ms. President. Documentary interview June 20, 2012. Released 2013.


2016.  Ayers, Christopher. “Why Does Pennsylvania Elect So Few Women To Political Office?” National Public Radio WESA 90.5. October 28.

2015.  3 Women, 3 Ways. “Women, Protection Orders, and the Real Cost to Victims.” August 29.  

2015.  Essential Pittsburgh. “The High Cost of Protection from Abuse.” National Public Radio WESA 90.5. March 16.


2017.  Schackner, Bill. “Pitt Gender Inequality Research Lab Holds First Workshop.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 8.

2016.  Belluz, Julia. “Want to Improve the Health of Women? Electing a Female Leader Helps.” Vox. November 7.

2016.  Childs, Sarah. “The ‘Problem’ of Women and Politics Has Not Gone Away.” openDemocracy. September 12.

2016.  Beauchamp, Zack. 2016. “The US has a Female Presidential Nominee for the First Time. Here’s Why It Took So Long.” Vox. July 26.

2016.  Tripp, Aili Mari. “Where Do African Women Have More Power? Surprise – In Countries Emerging from War.” The Washington Post (Monkey Cage). July 15.

2015.  Pitt Magazine. “Costly Protection.” Pitt Magazine. Fall 2015. 

2015.  Chen, Michelle. “How Much Does Domestic Abuse Cost Its Survivors? The Nation (blog). April 6.

2015.  Kiesel, Laura. “Women Who File For Restraining Orders Experience Decreased Earnings.” March 30.

2015.  Robb, Alice. “New Study Shows Economic Consequences of Trying to Leave an Abusive Partner.” New York Times (Women in the World). March 20.

2015.  Merlan, Anna. “Study: Domestic Violence Hurts Survivors' Finances and Work Stability.” Jezebel. March 20.

2015.  North, Anna. “How Domestic Violence Costs Women Money.” New York Times (Op-Ed blog). March 19.

2015.  Blake, Sharon. “The Price of Protection: Restraining Orders and Women’s Earnings.” The Pitt Chronicle. March 16.

2015.  Lam, Bourree. “The Economic Scars of Domestic Abuse.” The Atlantic. March 13.

2015.  Preidt, Robert. “Restraining Order Often Costly for Women.” US News and World Report. March 13.

2015.  Culp-Ressler, Tara. “A Woman Can Lose Hundreds of Dollars After Filing a Restraining Order.” ThinkProgress. March 12.

2015.  Indo-Asian News Service (IANS). “Courts Not of Much Help for Women in Abusive Relationships.” March 7.

2015.  Pedersen, Tracy. “Abused Women Who Turn to Court Suffer Financial Hardships.” Psych Central. March 7.

2015.  Ribeiro, Flávia. “Mulheres No Poder” (“Women in Power”). Aventuras na História 138 (Janeiro). January 30. (in Portuguese)

2012.  Williams, Andréane “La guerre aux femmes.”(“War on Women”) La Gazette des Femme. October 29. (in French)

2008.  Ross, John. “71st Place: When It Comes to Women in Politics, The U.S. Is Falling Way Behind the Rest of the World.” Columbus Alive! March 27.

2008.  Grabmeier, Jeff. “United States is Just Average in Terms of Women’s Role in Politics, Authors Say.” March 3. Appeared in OSU Today. Picked up by AP.