Dr. Meg Rincker
Title: Faculty Advisor
Dr. Meg Rincker is Professor of Political Science at Purdue University Northwest. She earned her B.S. in Political Science from Illinois Wesleyan University (’99), Masters in Political Science (’02) and Ph.D. in Political Science (’06) from Washington University in St. Louis. She has three amazing kids.
Her book Empowered by Design: Decentralization and the Gender Policy Trifecta was published by Temple University Press in 2017. Rincker has also written 9 journal articles in top journals and a book review.
This research as well as her teaching in areas like Model United Nations and Model Illinois Government is focused on questions of:
-how to create representative public policy and
-how to cultivate political ambition among diverse peoples in legislative and executive office worldwide.