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POLI_SCI_101-6: Gender, Politics, and Power (Merseth): Biographies

Class page for Prof. Mereth's first-year seminar on the role of women and gender in American politics.


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Search tips: How to locate biographies in the library collections

Some good searches in NUsearch for biographies include:


  • [Lastname, Firstname] --[subheadings]

For compilations of biographical articles

  • African Americans --Biography --Dictionaries
  • African American women political activists -- Biography
  • Biography --Dictionaries
  • United States --Biography --Dictionaries
  • United States. Congress --Biography
  • Women political activists -- United States -- Biography
  • Women politicians -- United States -- Biography

The above keyword search can be run as NUsearch as subject searches by using the Browse search feature. To use the browse feature start at the main search page of NUsearch and follow these steps:

  1. Click the Browse search link to the right of the search box:
  2. Select Subject to browse the subject list:
  3. Enter the search term(s) and click on the Browse button: