Nichole Bauer, panelist for the Reilly Center's upcoming "She Persisted: Women at the Ballot Box and On the Campaign Trail" panel

Nichole Bauer, Ph.D.


Nichole Bauer is an assistant professor of political communication in the Department of Political Science and the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU. Bauer received her PhD from Indiana University in 2014.

Bauer’s research focuses on issues pertaining to women on the campaign trail and the reception by voters. In particular, she investigates how voters evaluate female candidates and how female candidates develop campaign strategies designed to mitigate the potential for gender bias. Her research is published in several peer-reviewed academic journals, including Political Psychology and Political Behavior.