Dr. Meredith Conroy (she/her) is Vice President of Research and Insights with the Geena Davis Institute. Meredith earned her PhD in political science from University of California, Santa Barbara, and is currently an Associate Professor of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino. She has authored/coauthored three books: “Masculinity, Media and The American Presidency” (Palgrave 2015), “Sex, Gender and the 2016 Presidential Election”(ABC-CLIO 2018), and “Who Runs? The Masculine Advantage in Candidate Emergence” (University of Michigan Press 2020). She is also a politics contributor at FiveThirtyEight.com, where she writes about women and gender in politics, race and representation, and other political topics.