Areas of Specialization: American Political Behavior and Institutions, Public Policy, Aging and Politics, and Women and Politics
Dr. Day is the author of AARP: America’s Largest Interest Group and Its Impact and What Older Americans Think: Interest Groups and Aging Policy, and co-author of Women's PACs: Abortion and Elections. Her research has appeared in journals including The Journal of Politics, American Politics Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, American Review of Politics, Women and Politics, Social Science Quarterly, and in edited books. She won the university-wide Early Career Achievement Award for Excellence in Research in 1993.
Dr. Day’s current research focuses on interest group politics, particularly related to aging and to gender.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1988