Priscilla Yamin, Department of Political Science

Priscilla Yamin, expert in marriage, women, gender roles and assistant professor

Priscilla Yamin

Practice Areas: Marriage, Gender, Women, Politics, Women in Politics, LGBT, Race, Religion, Civil Rights

Priscilla Yamin is an academic expert on politics, women in politics and the role of marriage and family in the context of American politics. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor of political science and faculty affiliate of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. In her 2012 book “American Marriage: A Political Institution,” she examined matrimony’s historical and contemporary role as an institution that grants and withholds rights, including former slaves post-emancipation, people of color, women, immigrants, LGBT people, and low-income people. | 541-346-4879


Recent Media:
Ban Marriage (Splinter, Nov. 15, 2017)
Marriage and the politics of America (The Huffington Post, Nov. 20, 2012)