Holly McCammon

Holly McCammon (Ph.D., Indiana University, 1990) is Professor of Sociology and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Sociology at Vanderbilt University.  She also holds secondary appointments in Law and Human and Organizational Development.  Her research has appeared in numerous journals, including American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Mobilization, Law & Policy, and Gender & Society.  She has been studying the women’s movement for a good number of years, including research on woman suffrage, women’s efforts to win the right to sit on juries, and currently feminist legal mobilization in the U.S. court system.  Her most recent books are: 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women’s Political Activism (edited with Lee Ann Banaszak, Oxford University Press); The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Women’s Social Movement Activism (edited with Verta Taylor, Jo Reger, and Rachel Einwohner, Oxford University Press); and The U.S. Women’s Jury Movements and Strategic Adaptation: A More Just Verdict (Cambridge University Press).