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Michele Swers

Professor of American Government, Georgetown University

Michele Swers is a Professor of American Government in the Department of Government. She earned her Ph.D. from Harvard University. Dr. Swers’ research and teaching interests encompass Congress, Congressional elections, and Women and Politics.


Enhancing expertise and diversity in committees and staffing

March 28, 2019
To:           The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress From:     Michele Swers, Professor of Government, Georgetown University Reform: Enhancing Expertise and Diversity in Committees… Read More

2018 saw more women elected to Congress. Should we expect women to govern differently?

November 19, 2018
The 2018 election saw the largest contingent of new women elected to the House since that other “Year of the Woman” election in 1992.  Making her case to reclaim the… Read More