Summer Lindsey is an assistant professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. Her research combines experimental approaches with quantitative and qualitative observational work to understand when and how norms change to affect women’s security. Lindsey is writing her book manuscript on protective masculine norms and local tolerance for violence against women in eastern DRC. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Conflict Resolution and is forthcoming in Perspectives on Politics. Lindsey’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, United States Institute of Peace, Folke Bernadotte Academy, and the Earth Institute, Harriman Institute, and the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. She is currently serving as an Associate Editor of the journal, Politics & Gender and holds a Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A., and B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University.