Shames teaches and writes about race and gender in American politics public opinion, social movements and identity, campaigns and elections, and political ambition (who does and doesn’t want to run for political office. She is the author of Out of the Running: Why Millennials Reject Political Careers and Why It Matters (NYU Press, 2017).
Areas of Expertise:
- Race and gender in politics
- Political campaigns and elections
- Who does and doesn’t run for office
- Gender/sexuality issues
- Same-sex marriage