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Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the State University of New York (SUNY), Albany.

Since the early 1980s Gwen Moore has been involved in collaborative, comparative studies of women and men in elite positions in business and elected politics in 27 industrialized nations.

Its goal is identification of gender and regional similarities and differences among these leaders in pathways to the top, experiences in office, participation in informal networks and mentoring, current family statuses, and gender and national policy attitudes. As Chair of Women's Studies, she was instrumental in creating several new programs including an MA in Women's Studies, and a LGBTQ minor.