Emerald Archer - out to vanquish gender inequality

Emerald Archer

If you type in "Emerald Archer" into google you'll find out all sorts of things about one of the Marvel cartoon characters. Also known as the Green Arrow the character along with his cohorts like Batman and The Flash would vanquish the bad guys with his arrows. Emerald's "arrows" are her research and work on gender equality. She asks the bold and original questions about women everywhere from the workplace to warfare. She has dedicated her research to gender equity, stereotype threat, and women’s representation in non-traditional sectors.

Emerald has published nine peer-reviewed articles in national journals and has a forthcoming book in August, 2017 being published by Bloomsbury which explores women’s history in the United States military titled Women, Warfare and Representation: American Servicewomen in the Twentieth Century. In addition to being a seasoned and engaging presenter and keynote speaker, she is also a contributing expert to media outlets like NPR.

Emerald has been the recipient of numerous fellowships including the Faculty Development Award and Senior Fellows Award from Woodbury University, the Silberman Follow-Up Fellowship from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., and a Carnegie Corporation of New York Fellowship. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.