Ruth B. Mandel

Ruth B. Mandel is the Director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, a division of Rutgers University dedicated to the study of American politics and government. She is a co-founder of Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP). Currently a CAWP Senior Scholar, Mandel continues to teach and write about leadership, with emphasis on U.S. women's political history, women as political candidates and officeholders, women's political networks, and the "gender gap.”