Dr. Frederick received her Ph.D. in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin in the spring of 2012 for her dissertation titled, "Storytelling on the Stump: Women Narrating Race and Gender in Texas Politics." In her dissertation, Dr. Frederick examined women’s paths to public office in Texas and the stories women tell to account for their decisions whether or not to run for office. Dr. Frederick earned her B.A. in sociology from Guilford College in 2000 and her master’s degree in public affairs from The University of Texas at Austin in 2005. Her research interests include gender, political sociology, and social movements.
B.A. Sociology, Guilford College
M.P.Aff. LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin