Nancy L. Cohen is a historian and the author of four books, including Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President and Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America. Her articles and commentary have been published in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the Guardian, among many others, and she has appeared on MSNBC, NPR, and many other broadcasts. She speaks frequently at conferences, universities, and book festivals across the nation. Currently, Cohen works as a consultant to political officials and nonprofits on gender policy and women’s leadership. She previously spent more than ten years in research and teaching positions at UCLA, Occidental College, and other universities. She lives in Los Angeles.