Dr. Ritter specializes in studies of American politics, constitutional development and gender politics from a historical and theoretical perspective. She is examining the impact of work-family issues on gender equity in the United States.
Dr. Ritter has been a Faculty Fellow at Princeton University and a Liberal Arts Fellow at Harvard Law School. She has also received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship.
Dr. Ritter is the author of two books: “The Constitution as Social Design: Gender and Civic Membership in the American Constitutional Order” (Stanford University Press, 2006) and “Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of Finance in America” (Cambridge University Press, 1997).
Gender and the Constitution, GOV 384N/LAW 397S/WGS 393
Diversity, Politics and Leadership, GRS 390J/WGS 393