Title: J. Joseph Moakley Professor
Company: Boston College
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Kay Lehman Schlozman, Professor at Boston College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political science.
With more than 30 years of professional experience, Dr. Schlozman currently excels as the J. Joseph Moakley Professor of political science at Boston College. Prior to this appointment, she flourished as an assistant professor and, later, a full professor with the aforementioned institution between 1974 and 2002. Earlier in her career, she served as a visiting professor at the University of Paris, Harvard University and Wellesley College from 1987 to 2019. Dr. Schlozman’s career highlight that stood out the most is having appropriately progressed at a steady pace. She was also proud to have been the first woman to win the Samuel J. Eldersveld Career Achievement Lifetime Award from American Political Science Association in 2016.
A graduate of Wellesley College, Dr. Schlozman earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. Soon thereafter, she received a Master of Arts in 1971 and concluded her academic efforts with a Doctor of Philosophy from the aforementioned institution in 1973. A respected voice in the industry, Dr. Schlozman is the esteemed author of numerous publications including “Injury to Insult,” “Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism and American Politics” and “The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and Broken Promise of American Democracy.” She attributes her success to the family and friends who have encouraged her along the way. In the coming years, Dr. Schlozman hopes to eventually retire from teaching.
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