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My research focuses on abortion politics and policy, gender and representation, conservative women, and rhetoric and framing. In addition to the publications and projects below, I have several articles and a book in progress.


Peer Reviewed


Roberti, A. (2022). Empowering Women by Regulating Abortion? Conservative Women Lawmaker’s Cooption of Feminist Language in US Abortion Politics. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 10(1), 139-145.


Roberti, A. (2021). “Women Deserve Better:” The Use of the Pro-Woman Frame in Anti-abortion Policies in US States. Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, 42(3), 207-224.


Daniels, C. R., Ferguson, J., Howard, G., & Roberti, A. (2016). Informed or Misinformed Consent? Abortion Policy in the United States. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 41(2), 181-209.




Roberti, A., & Hetfield, L. (2016). “Sara Blakely: Reinventing Women’s Shapewear with Spanx.” In Junctures in Women's Leadership. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. 


Roberti, A., & Britton, D. M. (2016). “Avid Modjtabai: Leading Change at Wells Fargo.” In Junctures in Women's Leadership. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Other Publications


Daniels, C., Roberti, A., and Howard, G. (2019, June 12). Alabama’s Abortion Ban Forced the United States to Finally Wake Up. The Globe Post.

Informed Consent Project

Many states have passed abortion-related ‘Informed Consent’ laws which require that a woman seeking an abortion receive a state-authored informational packet before her abortion procedure can be performed.

The Informed Consent Project evaluates the ‘medical accuracy’ of this information with a focus on information on embryological and fetal development.

Our project examines the information produced by 23 states, evaluated by a team of human anatomists.

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