Ronnee Schreiber, Interim Dean
Ronnee Schreiber joined the SDSU Political Science Department in 2002 and currently serves as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Letters. She earned a PhD in Political Science from Rutgers University, an MA in Women’s Studies from George Washington University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Schreiber’s research interests are in the area of women and politics, particularly women in American political institutions and women and public policy. She teaches courses in women and politics and American institutions. Before joining the Dean’s office, Dr. Schreiber served as Department Chair from 2015-2019. She has served in the Dean’s office since 2019 as Associate and then Senior Associate Dean.
Schreiber published Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics with Oxford University Press, which examines how conservative women at the elite level seek legitimacy as representatives of women’s interests. In addition to her book, she has published articles that examine women in Congress, how feminist organizations adapt to conservative political climate, how conservative women challenge feminist understandings of gender consciousness and how motherhood and ideology interact in political contexts. Schreiber’s work has been featured on NPR, CNN.com, Pacifica Radio, Sirius Radio and various other media outlets.