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Jennifer S Sacco

Associate Professor of Political Science

BA, Denison University OH; MA, PhD, Rutgers-The State Univ of NJ

College of Arts & Sciences


WS 101

(UC) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies - Spring 2018

WS 387

Women and Public Policy (PO 387) - Spring 2018

PO 387

Women and Public Policy (WS 387) - Spring 2018

PO 131

(UC) Introduction to American Government and Politics - Spring 2018


Political Science

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Prof. Sacco graduated from Rutgers University in 2006 with a Ph.D. and a graduate certificate in Women's Studies. Her research focus is on gender and American politics, and she studies questions of representation. At Quinnipiac, she is the director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program. She co-hosts an annual training workshop called "Start Smart," which teaches women how to negotiate their salaries to help to close the gender wage gap.

Significant Administrative Duties

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program

Community / Practive Activities

Prof. Sacco serves on the Economic Development Commission for the Town of Hamden.