Entries by Debra Fitzpatrick

Why White Evangelical Women Voted for Roy Moore

With exit polls fresh from the recent Alabama U.S. Senate election, many observers are scratching their heads and wondering why 63% of white women voters in Alabama voted for Republican Roy Moore, in spite of the fact that he faced numerous allegations of sexual predation against young girls. While surely not all of these white women voters were evangelical Christians, given that the race was in Alabama, which is 89% Christian (of which nearly half are evangelical), we can safely assume that many were.

The Gender Policy Report Welcomes New Curator Ryan Allen to the Immigration and Refugees Page

Ryan Allen is an Associate Professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  Professor Allen’s research focuses on community and economic development in immigrant communities in the United States. We look forward to Professor Allen’s contributions to the GPR’s Immigration and Refugees page.