Cynthia Harrison focuses on women and public policy, with particular focus on the current constitutional status of women, the long-term impact of the women's movement, the need to resolve the issue of child care and women's work, and the policy goals of feminist organizations concerning poor women. Her current research examines the interaction between the U.S. political system and exponents of the feminist policy agenda with respect to measures affecting poor and minority women. She teaches courses in women's history, women and public policy, and constitutional history. She also served for three terms on the DC Commission for Women.
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