Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences
Nancy Hirschmann is a professor of political science and core faculty member in the Program on Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. A scholar of the history of political thought, analytical philosophy, and feminist theory, Hirschmann is the author of nine books and the recipient of many fellowships and awards, including the American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship and the European University Institute’s Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship. Hirschmann has served as Vice-President of the American Political Science Association and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Politics, the Political Research Quarterly, Politics & Gender, Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and the Scandanavian Journal of Disability Research. At Penn, she directed the Program on Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and the Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, and also served as Graduate Chair and Vice Chair of the Department of Political Science.