Fields of Study: American Politics, Comparative Politics
Areas of Interest: Gender and Politics, Elections
Emma Schroeder is a first year PhD student in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Her primary field of study is American Politics. Emma graduated magna cum laude with honors from Loyola University Chicago in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
While at Loyola University Chicago, Emma served as a research intern at the Brookings Institution in the Center for Effective Public Management and as an intern for the Ohio House of Representatives.
Emma’s research interests include analyses of barriers to elected office for underrepresented groups, with a primary focus on women. She also is interested in examining how an increased presence of underrepresented groups in elected and appointed office can affect policy and political systems.