Mary Banwart | Teacher

Mary Banwart is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas, and the Director of KU’s Institute for Leadership Studies. Her research focuses on political campaign communication and the influence of gender in political campaigns, as well as the effects of gender on civic participation, leadership resilience, and the effects of leadership development on empowerment. She is the program director for the Women’s Global Leadership Consortium and Kansas Women’s Leadership Institute.