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Baruch College Welcomes Professor Jane S. Jaquette to Speak About Latin American Women Politics

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NEW YORK, NY- October 7, 2014 - Baruch College invites you to a lecture with Jane S. Jaquette on Latin American women’s politics on Thursday, October 16. The event is hosted by the Paul André Feit Memorial Fund, the Valentín Lizana y Parragué Endowment and the Women’s and Gender Studies program.

Jane S. Jaquette, Emeritus Professor of Politics and of Diplomacy & World Affairs and Bertha Harton Orr Professor in the Liberal Arts at Occidental College, will speak about women in politics.

Dr. Jaquette has edited seven books and published more than fifty articles on topics ranging from Peruvian politics to women and development, with an emphasis on comparative women’s political participation and women’s movements and democratization in Latin America. Her edited and co-edited books include: The Women’s Movement and Latin America: Participation and DemocracyWomen and Gender Equity in Development Theory and Practice; and Feminist Agendas and Democracy in Latin America.

Her essays have appeared in foreign policy, the Journal of Democracy, the International Feminist Journal of Politics and in many collections. She is writing a book on Power and Citizenship in Machiavelli and Hobbes and, with her husband, Abraham F. Lowenthal.

Dr. Jaquette holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science at Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. in International Relations at Cornell University.

The event is sponsored by by the Paul André Feit Memorial Lectures Series, the Valentín Lizana Parragué and the Women Studies program at Baruch College.

Free and open to the public.


WHAT:           Latin American Women: Jane S. Jaquette  

WHEN:           Thursday, October 16, 2014

                       12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


WHERE:         Baruch College Information & Technology Building

                       Newman Conference Center

                       Rooms 750 and 760




About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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