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Femocrats, Gender, and Judicial Selection: the Inside Story

Thu, November 15, 2007 | GEB 3.312 Dean's Conference Room

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Sally J. Kenney is a Professor at The University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Director of the Center on Women and Public Policy. Kenney joined the Humphrey Institute faculty in 1995 after holding joint appointments in Political Science, Women's Studies, and Law at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include judicial selection, feminist social movements, the European Court of Justice, exclusionary employment policies, and pregnancy discrimination. She has served as a consultant to the US Congress's House Education and Labor Committee on discrimination resulting from fetal protection policies.

She is the author of For Whose Protection? Reproductive Hazards and Exclusionary Policies in the United States and Britain, and is the co-editor of Politics and Feminist Standpoint Theories and Constitutional Dialogues in Comparative Perspective.

She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University, a B.A. and M.A. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from Magdalen College, Oxford, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Iowa.

Co-sponsored by The Department of Government, The Center for European Studies, and The Center for Women's and Gender Studies

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