Charmaine Yoest, Project Director
Charmaine Yoest, the Project Director, is an Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. Charmaine's research focus is on domestic and international social policy. She is the co-author of Mother in the Middle, an analysis of work/family and child care policy and she is currently completing her dissertation, Empowering Shakespeare's Sister: The Politics of Parental Leave. In addition to her current research on parental leave and work/family policy, her Mellon Fellowship involves work on gender and the welfare state. As a recipient of Bradley, Olin and Kohler Fellowships, she has also done extensive work on tax policy, child care policy, adoption and welfare reform. As an expert on domestic social policy, Charmaine has provided testimony before the United States Congress and regularly provides political commentary in print and on television.
Paper presentation to APPAM, co-authored with Steve Rhoads
Paper presentation to the American Political Science Association, 2003
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