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Political science’s Karen Beckwith talks about Rome’s first female mayor

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New York MagazineKaren Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, talked about Rome’s first female mayor. “[T]hat women now govern two major cities is impressive, and that one of these is Rome—the largest Italian city and the seat of national government—is more impressive still,” she said.e said.