Nancy Cohen with Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton
Now Scheduling for 2017 Nancy L. Cohen
Nancy L. Cohen, Author, Historian, National Expert on Gender and American Politics. Nancy Cohen is the author of four books, most recently Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President. Nancy’s articles and political commentary have been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Ms. Magazine, among others, and she has appeared on MSNBC, NPR and many other broadcasts.
She has written for the Guardian, the New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Harvard’s Business History Review, and many other print and online publications, and her work has been featured in the Washington Post, the Guardian, and the Los Angeles Times, among others.
A frequent media commentator, Nancy has appeared on MSNBC and NPR, including on the Chris Hayes show, the Melissa Harris Perry Show, Weekend All Things Considered, On Point, the Leonard Lopate Show, and To The Point.
Her academic background includes more than 10 years in teaching and research positions at UCLA, Claremont McKenna College, Binghamton University, and elsewhere.
Currently, Nancy is an appointee on the Los Angeles County Commission for Women and a consultant to nonprofits and elected officials on gender policy and women’s leadership.
In 2016, she received the Women for a New Los Angeles award and was elected to the executive board of the statewide Association of California Commissions for Women. She received a doctorate with distinction in history from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Brown University. Nancy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two daughters, and four stepchildren.