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Feb 27 2018

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On Behalf of the President

On Behalf of the President

A Look Inside

A Look Inside

Praise

Praise

“Lauren Wright gives us a scholarly, rich, and thoroughly readable account of the dynamic role that first ladies have played in the life of the U.S. presidency. A hot topic not only because one of our first ladies now seeks the presidency herself, this study is vital to understanding how the White House really works.”

—Mike McCurry, Former White House Press Secretary, 1995–98

“Lauren Wright’s On Behalf of the President shines a scholarly light on a subject matter that largely has been left in the dark: our first ladies. Thanks to her extensive research and her ability to make the results accessible to anyone who ever admired the first lady, readers will soon discover that these remarkable women do more than host state dinners or serve afternoon tea. Wright’s work is both historically important and culturally entertaining.”

—Jean Becker, Chief of Staff to President George H. W. Bush;
former deputy press secretary to First Lady Barbara Bush

“First Ladies are popular idealizations of motherhood on a presidential pedestal. They do social good, reach out to others, and demonstrate the human side of the administration. But they are also used surreptitiously by the White House to advance the president’s political and policy agenda. Lauren Wright explains the how and why of this process in an extremely well written and provocative analysis. This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the contemporary presidency.”

—STEPHEN J. WAYNE, PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

“Lauren Wright takes a topic that is often treated as fluff — the persona of the First Lady — and gives it the serious treatment it deserves. Her work is lively, readable – and persuasive.”

—Anne Kornblut, Author of Notes from the cracked ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin,and what it will take for a woman to win .

“Lauren Wright brings much needed scrutiny to the long neglected topic of modern first ladies. Her argument–that strategists deploy presidential spouses to achieve critical policy objectives–has wide-ranging implications for understanding national politics and presidential power. Readers can never underestimate the role of First Lady ever again.”

Michele K. Gillespie,Presidential Professor of Southern History, Wake Forest University

“With her rigorous research and careful ear for rhetoric, Lauren Wright unveils an under appreciated and undeniable force in our national conversation: first ladies, a unique set of immensely influential and popular yet unelected political leaders. Wright’s close examination of a truth so many have overlooked reveals why it’s important for political scientists, pundits, and people who vote to remember that there’s room for two behind the bully pulpit.”

Stephen Krupin, Director of Executive communications at SKDknickerbocker and director of speechwriting on president obama’s re-election campaign

“Lauren Wright has achieved that rarest of scholarly contributions: to address a deeply familiar subject (First Ladies, in this case) and indelibly shift our perspective. All readers of this beautifully-crafted book will come away with an enduring appreciation of how the modern presidential spouse can both enhance a president’s image and advance White House policy priorities.”

—Rogan kersh . Provost and professor of politics and international affairs,wake Forest University

“With their proximity to power, convening authority, and high visibility, First Ladies of the United States have influenced U.S. politics and shaped global diplomacy throughout history. I applaud Lauren Wright for her excellent book, On Behalf of the President. that analyzes the evolving attitudes toward and expectations of this position as well as the forces that have empowered–and challenged–a first lady’s ability to affect change and support the President and the nation.”

—Anita mcbride, executive in residence, American University school of public affairs; FOrmer Chief of Staff to first lady laura bush

About the Author

About the Author

Lauren A. Wright received her Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University in December 2014 where she majored in American government and political methodology. Lauren’s dissertation received distinction and was nominated for the George C. Edwards III Award in presidency research. Lauren is also a board member of the White House Transition Project, a nonpartisan group of scholars, journalists, and policy experts whose combined efforts and knowledge aims to ensure a smooth presidential transition every four years. Lauren begins a teaching appointment at Princeton University as Lecturer in Politics and Public Affairs in Fall 2017.

Lauren graduated summa cum laude. Phi Beta Kappa, from Wake Forest University in 2010, where her research won the John Allen Easley Medal and Award for Excellence in Religion and the Elizabeth Phillips Award for the Best Essay in Women’s and Gender Studies. Lauren joined the Meg Whitman for Governor campaign shortly after her college graduation, where she became one of the youngest field representatives for the California Republican Party. Her interest in politics began in college when she spent one semester in Washington interning for Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer at CBS News, and another summer interning for United States Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Lauren’s expertise in strategic communications spans the public and private sector. She currently serves as Director of Investor Relations for NV5 Global, Inc. a publically traded engineering and environmental services corporation with offices nationwide (Nasdaq: NVEE). There, she is responsible for crafting and disseminating a clear and compelling investment message to the public on behalf of the company. Lauren lives in Northern California with her fiancée Jonathan, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Stanford University.

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Publicity

Meryl Moss Media Relations
99 Saugatuck Avenue, Westport, CT 06880

Literary Representation

Kneerim Williams Agency
90 Canal Street Boston, MA 02114

© 2016 Lauren A. Wright LLC.


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