Nancy Hirschmann

Nancy Hirschmann, Ph.D

Professor of Political Science; Director, Program on Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies; Director, Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women

Nancy J. Hirschmann received her PhD from The Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of Gender, Class, and Freedom in Modern Political Theory(Princeton University Press, 2008), The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom (Princeton University Press, 2003), which won the 2004 Victoria Schuck Award for the best book on women and politics from the American Political Science Association, and Rethinking Obligation: A Feminist Method for Political Theory (Cornell University Press, 1992). She is also co-editor of several collected volumes and author of numerous articles in journals and books. She has held fellowships from the ACLS, The Bunting Institute, The Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Princeton University Center for Human Values. Currently, she is writing on the political theory of disability.