Gwendolyn Mink

Gwendolyn Mink is the daughter of Patsy Takemoto Mink. She is an historical political scientist who has written about racism & nativism in US labor’s political formations at the turn of the 20th century; women & gender in 20th century US social policy history; and gender, race, and low income motherhood in the contemporary politics of poverty policy.
Her most recent book is a political biography of her mother, coauthored with Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Fierce and Fearless: Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress (2022, NYU Press).