Herrick, Rebecca 1960–

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Herrick, Rebecca 1960–

(Rebecca L. Herrick)

PERSONAL: Born November 10, 1960, in Lincoln, NE; daughter of Maurice (a chemist) and Eloise (a teacher; maiden name, Dickerson) Herrick; companion of Lori Franklin; children: Neal Franklin. Ethnicity: "Northern European." Education: Tufts University, M.A., 1986; University of Nebraska, Ph.D., 1991.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Political Science, 513 MS, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Writer. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, assistant professor, 1991–96, associate professor of American government and women and politics, 1996–.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from American Political Science Association, 1992, and Dirksen Center, 1999; award from C-SPAN cable television network, 1993; named Oklahoma political scientist of the year, Oklahoma Political Science Association, 2002.


Fashioning a More Ethical Representative, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2003.

Contributor to books, including United States Electoral Systems: Their Impact on Women and Minorities, edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1992; Gays and Lesbians in the Democratic Process: Public Policy, Public Opinion, and Political Representation, edited by Ellen D. Riggle and Barry Tadlock, Columbia University Press (New York, NY), 1999; and Women Transforming Congress, edited by Cindy Simon Rosenthal, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 2003. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including Politics and Policy, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Women and Politics, Oklahoma Politics, Social Science Journal, Journal of Homosexuality, American Review of Politics, Journal of Political and Military Sociology, National Political Science Review, and American Politics Research.

WORK IN PROGRESS: An examination of the differences between citizen and professional legislators in the House of Representatives.

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