Mirya Holman, Ph.D., panelist for the Reilly Center's She Persisted: Women at the Ballot Box & on the Campaign Trail panel October 5, 2017

Mirya Holman, Ph.D.

Mirya R. Holman, Ph.D. is an associate professor of political science at Tulane University. Her research focuses on women and politics, urban politics, and religion and politics in the United States. Her book, Women in Politics in the American City, is a comprehensive evaluation of the role of gender in urban policymaking in the United States.

Holman received her Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2010. Her current research projects include investigating the pathways to political office, how local political behavior changes when cities encounter financial distress, the role of religious beliefs in political attitudes and actions, gender and the 2016 election, and a variety of other projects.