Sara Ahmed
Sara Ahmed (30 August 1969), is an Australian and British academic working at the intersection of feminist theory, queer theory, critical race theory and postcolonialism.
Sara Ahmed was born in Sa...
Sarah Hoagland
Sarah Lucia Hoagland is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She authored Lesbian Ethics. She was also co-editor of For Lesbians Only, an antholo...
Mary Anne Warren
Mary Anne Warren (August 17, 1946 – August 9, 2010) was an American writer and philosophy professor, noted for her writings on the issue of abortion. Her essays have sometimes been required readings i...
Lisa H. Schwartzman
Lisa H. Schwartzman (born 1969) is a philosophy professor and well known feminist and social/political philosopher currently teaching at Michigan State University. Schwartzman earned her Ph.D. in phil...
Cheryl Clarke
Cheryl L. Clarke (born Washington DC, 1947) is a writer, educator and lesbian Black feminist activist.
Raised in Washington DC, she reflected in some of her earliest work the troubled times of th...
Margaret Sloan-Hunter
Margaret Sloan-Hunter (1947 – September 23, 2004) was a Black feminist, lesbian, and civil rights advocate, and one of the early editors of Ms. magazine.
Sloan-Hunter was born in Chattanooga...
Val Plumwood
Val Plumwood (11 August 1939 – c. 28 February 2008), formerly Val Routley, was an Australian ecofeminist intellectual and activist, who was prominent in the development of radical ecosophy from the ea...
Jean Kilbourne
Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. (born January 4, 1943) is an author, speaker, and filmmaker who is internationally recognized for her work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcoho...
France Winddance Twine
France Winddance Twine (born in Chicago, Illinois) is Professor of Sociology and documentary filmmaker at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the former Deputy Editor of American Socio...
Chandra Talpade Mohanty
Chandra Talpade Mohanty (born 1955) is a postcolonial and transnational feminist theorist. As of 2013, she has served as the women's studies department chair and professor of Women's and Gender Studie...
Juliet Mitchell
Juliet Mitchell, FBA (born 1940) is a British psychoanalyst and socialist feminist.
Mitchell was born in New Zealand in 1940, and moved to England in 1944. She attended St Anne's College, Oxford, ...
Les Deux Magots
Les Deux Magots ([le dø maɡo]) is a famous café in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris, France. It once had a reputation as the rendezvous of the literary and intellectual élite of the city. It ...
Jane Schaberg
Jane Dewar Schaberg (1938 - April 17, 2012) was the Professor of Religious Studies and of Women's Studies at the University of Detroit Mercy from 1977 through 2009.
Chosen for the Distinguished Fa...
Mary Astell
Mary Astell (12 November 1666 – 11 May 1731) was an English feminist writer and rhetorician. Her advocacy of equal educational opportunities for women has earned her the title "the first English femin...
Shulamith Firestone
Shulamith Firestone (/ʃuːˈlɑːmɪθ/; January 7, 1945 – August 28, 2012) (also called Shulie, or Shuloma) was a Canadian-born feminist. She was a central figure in the early development of radical femini...
Nancy K. Miller
Nancy K. Miller (born 1941) is an American literary scholar and memoirist.Currently a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the CUNY Graduate Center, Miller is the author of...
Evelyn Fox Keller
Evelyn Fox Keller (born March 20, 1936) is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technol...
Hanna Herzog
Hanna Herzog (Hebrew: חנה הרצוג‎) is a professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University and a senior research fellow and the academic director o...
Kimberly Dark
Kimberly Dark (August 12, 1968) is an American performance artist, writer, and sociologist.
Dark was born in San Diego, California, she received a B.A. from University of Colorado, Colorado Spring...
Lynn McDonald
Lynn McDonald, PhD (born July 15, 1940) is a university professor, anti-tobacco activist and former member of the Canadian House of Commons. She is a former president of the National Action Committee ...
Andrea Smith (academic)
Andrea Lee Smith is an intellectual, feminist, and anti-violence activist. Smith's work focuses on issues of violence against women of color and their communities, specifically Native American women. ...
Janet Biehl
Janet Biehl (born September 4, 1953), is a political writer with a focus on libertarian municipalism and social ecology, the body of ideas developed and publicized by Murray Bookchin. She also opposes...
Dorchen Leidholdt
Dorchen A. Leidholdt is an activist and leader in the feminist movement against violence against women. Since the mid-1970s, she has counseled and advocated for rape victims, organized against "the me...
Bettina Aptheker
Bettina Fay Aptheker (born September 13, 1944) is an American political activist, feminist, professor and author. A former member of the Communist Party USA like her parents, she was active in civil r...
Grace Jantzen
Grace Marion Jantzen (24 May 1948 – 2 May 2006) was a feminist philosopher and theologian. She was professor of religion, culture and gender at Manchester University from 1996 until her death ...
Simone de Beauvoir
Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir (/boʊvˈwɑr/; [simɔn də bovwaʁ]; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986), was a French writer, intellectual, existentiali...