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Goren, Lilly, PhD

Office: 206/208 Charles #201
Office Phone: 262-951-3007
PhD, Political Science, Boston College
MA, Political Science, Boston College
AB, Political Science and English, Kenyon College.
Areas of Specialization:
American politics; American political institutions; the American Presidency; the U.S. Congress; public policy; American political thought; politics and literature; film and popular culture; political theory.
Scholarly and Professional Achievements:
Recent Books

Mad Men and Politics: Nostalgia and the Remaking of Modern America, co-edited with Linda Beail. Bloomsbury Academic, March, 2015.

Women and the White House: Gender, Presidential Politics, and Popular Culture, co-editor with Justin Vaughn, contributor and project co-director. University Press of Kentucky, November, 2012.
· Winner of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Susan Koppelman Book Award, 2013.
· Winner of the Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Peter C. Rollins Book Award, 2014.

You've Come a Long Way, Baby: Women, Politics & Popular Culture, editor, contributor and project director. University Press of Kentucky, 2009 (hardcover), 2010 (paperback).

The Politics of Military Base Closings: Not in My District. Peter Lang Publishers, 2003.

Goren, Lilly J. and P. Whitney Lackenbauer.  "Closing Military Bases in the United States and in Canada," included in The Government Taketh Away: The Politics of Pain and Loss Imposition in the United States and Canada, edited by Kent Weaver and Les Pal, Georgetown University Press, February, 2003.

Goren, Lilly J. "A Man of Will" in Seers and Judges: American Literature as Political Philosophy, edited by Christine D. Henderson. Roman & Littlefield/Lexington Books, January, 2002.

The Comparative Politics of Military Base Closures: A United States-Canadian Case Study of De-Distributive Decisions and Domestic Military Bases (with P. Whitney Lackenbauer). University of Maine Press, Canadian-American Public Policy Occasional Papers Series, 2000.

Recent Journal Articles

"The Politics of Military Bases," The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics, Berkeley Electronic Press, Volume 9, issue 3, article 7, 2011.

"What's in a Name: The Naming of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Primary Race," Political Research Quarterly. Co-authored with Joseph Uscinski. Online publication, September 2010. Hardcopy publication, Winter, 2011.

White House Studies Special Issue, Volume 10, Issue 3: "Presenting Presidents: How American Presidents Are Portrayed and Why It Matters," guest editor with Justin Vaughn, Fall, 2010.

"Bartlet for President: Popular Culture, the Presidency and Political Science," White House Studies Special Issue, Volume 10, Issue 3, Fall 2010.

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