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July 7, 2021 at 11:57 am

Jellison Quoted on Emhoff’s Plan as First Second Gentleman

Katherine Jellison, portrait

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The Hill quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Doug Emhoff carves out path as first second gentleman.”

“Even though he is a wealthy entertainment lawyer, he’s playing that down and his persona now as second spouse is, ‘I’m more of a regular guy who goes out and supports his wife’s career and teaches at a nearby law school.’ This makes him a more relatable spouse than if he was playing up his Hollywood connections at this time,” said Katherine Jellison, professor of U.S. women’s and gender history at Ohio University.

Read more at The Hill.

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