Judith Grant joined the faculty of Ohio University in 2003 after having taught at the University of Southern California since 1990. Her Ph.D. is from Rutgers University. Her research interests include Political Theory, especially 19th and 20th century American, European and feminist theories and her published work follows cultural studies, law and film, and politics and popular culture. She is the author of Fundamental Feminism: Contesting the Core Concepts of Feminist Theory (Routledge, 1993). Her work has appeared in Signs, New Political Science, The Legal Studies Forum, Undercurrent, Journal of Social Philosophy, Strategies, Journal of American Culture, and Women and Politics.
- Ph.D. at Rutgers University (1986)
- Political Theory
- Feminist Theory
- Cultural Studies
- Law & Film
- Politics & Popular Culture
- American Political Science Association Award for Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, 1998
COURSES RECENTLY TAUGHT
- Pols 270: Political Theory
- Pols 373/573: Contemporary Political Thought
- Pols 475/575: Studies in Political Thought
- Pols 670: Seminar in Political Theory
- WGS 100: Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
- WGS 200: Issues in Women's & Gender Studies
- WGS 320: Sexual Revolutions
- WGS 350: Feminist Theory
- WGS 450/550: Advanced Feminist Theory
- WGS 589: Seminar in Women's & Gender Studies
Grant, Judith. 1993. Fundamental Feminism: Contesting the Core Concepts of Feminist Theory. Routledge.
Articles & Chapters
Grant, Judith. 2007. “Feminist Politics from LBJ to W.” New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 29, 4.
Grant, Judith. “Boys Interrupted: The Male Bonding in Metallica’s Some Kind of Monster." 2007. In Metallica and Philosophy, ed., William Irwin, The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, Blackwell.
Grant, Judith. 2006. “Andrea Dworkin and the Social Construction of Gender: A Retrospective.” Signs: A Journal of Women, Culture and Society, 31, 4.
Grant, Judith. 2005. “Gender in the Early Marx: the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844.” Rethinking Marxism, 7, 1.
Grant, Judith. 2003. “Assault Under Color of Authority: Police Corruption as Norm in LAPD Rampart Scandal and Popular Films.” New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 25, 3: 383-403.
Grant, Judith. 1992. "Intimate Work: The Regulation of Female Sexuality and Reproduction," USC Journal of Law and Women's Studies.