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Areas of Expertise

The Center employs experts in a variety of fields who are available to serve as guest lecturers and to provide media commentary. Center specialists are available for commentary and analysis regarding the political representation of women, as well as women in the criminal justice system, health care system, and the context of employment.

Political Representation

  • Electoral Politics
  • Women’s Municipal Leadership
  • Government Appointments
  • Diversity in Government
  • Gender/Race/Ethnicity in Politics
  • Latino/a Politics

Health Care

  • Midwifery Care
  • Healthcare Workforce

Economic Status

  • The Wage Gap
  • Employment
  • Workforce Issues
  • Access to Education


CWPPP Research

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CWPPP Services

Our educational activities, events, and research projects are typically conducted in collaboration with many types of organizations. We are available to provide program evaluations, commissioned research studies, policy briefs, and fact sheets. For more information, contact the center’s Research and Policy Director, Christa Kelleher, at 617.287.5530 or

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