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Political Black Girl Magic: The Elections and Governance of Black Female Mayors

William T. Young Library, Alumni Gallery
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Dr. Sharon Austin, University of Florida

Dr. Sharon Austin, professor of political science at the University of Florida, will be giving a lecture on voting rights. Dr. Austin has also taught courses at the Universities of Louisville, Michigan, and Missouri-Columbia and received a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1993. Her teaching interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics and her research interests are in African American mayoral elections, African American/Caribbean American political relationships, rural African American political activism, and African American political behavior.