Dr. Han joined the Chapman faculty in 2005 as Professor of Political Science. Her major area of expertise is American government, with research and teaching interests in the presidency, women and politics, media and politics, and political leadership. She is the author of In It to Win: Electing Madam President (Bloomsbury, 2015); Presidents and the American Presidency (Oxford University Press, 2013); Handbook to American Democracy (Facts on File, 2012); A Presidency Upstaged: The Public Leadership of George H.W. Bush (Texas A&M University Press, 2011); Women and U.S. Politics: The Spectrum of Leadership, 2nd ed. (Lynne Rienner, 2010); and Governing From Center Stage: White House Communication Strategies During the Television Age of Politics (Hampton Press, 2001). She is also editor of New Directions in the American Presidency (Routledge, 2011); and co-editor of Rethinking Madam President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House? (Lynne Rienner, 2007); The Presidency and the Challenge of Democracy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006); In the Public Domain: Presidents and the Challenge of Public Leadership (SUNY Press, 2005); Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics (Facts on File, 2008); and Leadership and Politics, Vol. 2 of Leadership at the Crossroads (Praeger, 2008). Her research has also appeared in Presidential Studies Quarterly, Congress and the Presidency, and White House Studies. In addition, Dr. Han is past president of the Presidency Research Group, an organized section of the American Political Science Association devoted to the study of the presidency, and she has also served as a member of the national executive board of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science honor society.