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Elizabeth S. Corredor

PhD Candidate in Political Science, Rutgers University

EDUCATION

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Ph.D. in Political Science, Graduation Date: 2020, GPA 4.0

Fields: Women & Politics (Major), Comparative Politics (Minor), International Relations & Human Rights (Minor)

Research Interests: Gender dynamics of war and peace, Latin American politics, human rights, feminist and queer theory, social movements and countermovements, sexual politics, public policy, institutions, democratic transitions, transitional justice, qualitative and intersectional research methodologies

Dissertation: Gender Mainstreaming, Institutions, and the Politics of Peace in Colombia’s 2012-2016 Peace Negotiations.

Dissertation Committee Members: Prof. Mona Lena Krook (Chair), Prof. Mary Hawkesworth, Prof. Cynthia Daniels. Outside readers TBD.

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, M.A. in Political Science, 2017, GPA: 4.0
Certificate: Women & Gender Studies

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL M.A., Latin American Studies 2006, GPA: 3.85
Thesis: Inequitable Justice & the Rule of Law Along the U.S./Mexico Border: Human Rights, Impunity, and ‘Feminicide’ in Ciudad Juárez

Thesis Advisor: Professor Andreas Feldmann

Other research projects:

  • Linking Consular Rights with Human Rights: Foreign Nationals on the U.S. Death Row System
  • Forced Migration – An In-Depth Examination of Rwandan Refugee Settlements
  • Cost Benefits of Community Networks Among Undocumented Immigrants in the U.S.

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, B.A., Spanish, Minor: Latin American Studies cum laude 2001
Certificate: Latin American Studies SemesterMulti-lingual Business and Governmental Studies

Study Abroad:

  • Universitat de Girona, Girona, Spain (Summer 1999)
  • L’Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France (Summer 2000)

Additional Activities:

  • Vice President of the Temple University Spanish Society (2000-2001)
  • Member of the National Spanish Honors Society, Delta Sigma Phi
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honors Society
  • Member of the National Deans List

ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC TRAINING

Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Methods Research, June 18th – June 29th, 2018, Syracuse University


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Corredor, Elizabeth S. 2018. “Unpacking Gender Ideology and the Global Right’s Anti-Gender Countermovement.” Forthcoming in Spring 2019 issue of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society


FELLOWSHIPS

Excellence Fellow, Rutgers University, Department of Political Science, 2015-2019.

  • $23,000 – $24,696 annual stipend, full tuition & health benefits.

RESEARCH AWARDS

Roberta S. Sigel Award, Best Paper in Women and Politics, Rutgers University, Summer 2018.
“Unpacking Gender Ideology and the Global Right’s Anti-Gender Countermovement.”


TRAVEL and RESEARCH FUNDING

Lyon, William & Meredith Porte Peace Fund, Rutgers University, School of Graduate Studies, Fall of 2018.

  • $2,000 to support oversees research in Bogotá, Colombia on topics of world peace and international understanding.

Off-Campus Dissertation Development Award, Rutgers University, School of Graduate Studies, Spring 2018.

  • $2,000 to support field-specific pre-dissertation research in Bogotá, Colombia and conference travel to Romania for the Science of Politics: 5th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Research.

Teaching Assistant and Graduate Assistant Professional Development Fund, Rutgers University, Spring 2018.

  • $791 for conference travel to Romania for the Science of Politics: 5th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Research.

Barbara Callaway Award, Rutgers University, Center for American Woman and Politics, Fall 2017.

  • $500 to support field-specific pre-dissertation research in Bogotá, Colombia.

CONFERENCE FUNDING

Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, School of Graduate Studies, Spring of 2019.

  • $1,000 to present at the Midwest Political Science Association conference in April 2019 and the Latin American Studies Association conference in May 2019.

ACADEMIC TRAINING FUNDING

IQMR, Rutgers University, Department of Political Science, June 2018.

  • Tuition, Lodging, and per diem to attend a two-week training at the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Methods Research at Syracuse University.

TEACHING

T.A. for Nature of Politics (Political Theory) Spring of 2018
T.A. for Nature of Politics (Political Theory) Fall of 2017


CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, and ACADEMIC TALKS

Upcoming Conference Presentations

“Institutionalist Perspectives on Gender and Peacemaking in Colombia.” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 4-7, 2019.

“Institutionalist Perspectives on Gender and Peacemaking in Colombia.”Latin American Studies Association: Nuestra América: Justice and Inclusion, Boston, MA, May 24-27, 2019.

Conference Presentations
“Unpacking Gender Ideology and the Global Right’s Anti-Gender Countermovement.” Science of Politics: 5th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Research: Gender and Politics: The Challenge of Globalization, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, May 18th-May 19th, 2018.

“Gender Ideology and Violence against Women in Politics: the Colombian Case of Gina Parody.” Resisting Women’s Political Leadership.: Theories, Data Solutions, Rutgers University Eagleton Institute of Politics, New Brunswick, NJ, May 23, 2017

“Unpacking Gender Ideology and the Vatican’s Anti-Gender Countermovement.” Second Year Conference, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, April 14, 2017.

Attendance
Panel on “Supporting Enduring Peace in Colombia through Female Ex-Combatants’ Reintegration”, (organized by the Grace Initiative). United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations Headquarters, NY, NY, March 23, 2017.

Workshop on “Justice and Gender Equality to Build Peaceful Scenarios for Development: The Colombian Case”, (organized by the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the UN), United Nations Headquarters, NY, NY, November 30, 2016.

2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 1-4, 2016.

Workshop on “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and Sustainable Peace Processes: Ensuring Enduring Peace with the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Thailand to the UN and the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the UN”, (organized by the Grace Initiative), United Nations Headquarters, NY, NY, June 20, 2016.

Panel on “Youth and the Gender Politics of Terrorist Movements”, Youth and the Allure of Terrorism: Identity, Recruitment, and Public Policy Diplomacy, New Brunswick, NJ, October 19, 2015.


SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Search Committee Member for Tenure-track Assistant Professor Gender and Comparative Politics/International Relations, Rutgers University, Department of Political Science – Fall 2018


LANGUAGES

Bi-lingual in English and Spanish, reading proficiency in French, Italian and Portuguese


CONSULTING WORK

Oxfam America (Boston, MA and Washington, D.C.) – 2018 – Present
Community of Democracies (Warsaw, Poland) 2018 – Present
The Grace Initiative (Dorset, VT & Bogotá, Colombia) 2016 – Present
National Fair Housing Alliance (Washington, D.C.) 2007 – Present


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Salvation Army (Montgomery County, PA) April 2012 – August 2015
Regional Director of Housing Programs
Oversee homeless shelters and housing programs in Montgomery County, Pa, including family shelters, winter emergency shelters, and housing programs for people with disabilities. Primary responsibilities included:

  • Fundraising and managing $1.8+ million annual budget
  • Supervising a staff of 25+ employees
  • Strategic planning and program development
  • Developing public policy for county-wide systems change in partnership with local government

Summer Search Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) April 2010 – March 2012
Development Manager
Managed all fundraising activities within a budget of $1 million to serve high-risk youth in Philadelphia’s public-school system. Primary responsibilities included:

  • Securing funding through individual major gifts, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships, and events;
  • Strategic planning, program design, budgeting, and creation of fund-raising goals;
  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate Development Team staff;

Fair Housing Rights Center in Southeastern Pennsylvania (Glenside, PA) March 2003 – March 2010
Director of Enforcement
Oversaw investigations of unlawful housing discrimination practices and educational efforts to combat residential segregation. Primary responsibilities included:

  • Researching and monitoring local, state, and federal anti-discrimination laws;
  • Assisting in the preparation of fair housing lawsuits and administrative complaints;
  • Writing, managing and reporting on $800,000 federal HUD Fair Housing Grant;
  • Presenting at state‐wide conferences on emerging fair housing issues such as domestic violence, rights for single women in housing, immigration, and rights for people with disabilities.
  • Between September 2004 – December 2005, I worked as a consultant while in graduate school. I then returned upon completing my course work.

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.) www.csis.org
Research Assistant for the Mexico Project (2002)


SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Amparo de la Niñez, Inc. – Children’s Safe Harbor, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA), 2009 – Present
Volunteer Development Coordinator

Latin American Task Force (Wayne, PA), Main Line Unitarian Church 2007 – 2009

No Más Muertes/ No More Deaths (Tucson, Arizona & Agua Prieta, México) 2007
Volunteer at Migrant Resource Center and for Desert Search & Rescue team for undocumented migrants

Annunciation House (El Paso, Tx & Ciudad Juárez, México) 2007
Border Awareness Experience

Voluntarios del Occidente, (Salasaca, Ecuador) 2002
English Teacher/Community Development

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, (Philadelphia, PA) 2001
Assistant (Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit)


ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Long-course triathlete and distance runner.

  • 8 Ironman-distance triathlons – 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run
  • 12 Half Ironman-distance triathlons – 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
  • 7 marathons (26.2 miles)
  • 2 ultra-marathons (31 miles)

REFERENCES

Mona Lena Krook, Professor, Dissertation Chair
Department of Political Science
Rutgers University
89 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Email: m.l.krook@rutgers.edu

Mary Hawkesworth, Distinguished Professor, Committee Member
Department of Political Science
Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
89 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Email: mhawkes@womenstudies.rutgers.edu

Cynthia Daniels, Professor, Committee Member
Department of Political Science
Rutgers University
89 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Email: crd@polisci.rutgers.edu

Susan J. Carroll, Professor
Senior Scholar, Center for American Women and Politics
Department of Political Science
Rutgers University
89 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Email: scarroll@rutgers.edu Phone: 848-932-8364

Andrew Murphy, Professor
Richard L. Morrill Distinguished University Chair in Ethics and Democratic Values
Jepson School of Leadership Studies
University of Richmond
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Email: armurphy@polisci.rutgers.edu