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Previous Visiting Professors

Previous Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professors

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Professor Bina Agarwal 2

Professor Bina Agarwal, Professor of Development Economics and Environment, Global  Development Institute, University of Manchester served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2018, conducting research entitled Group Farming in Asia and Europe: Potential models for sustainable agriculture?

 Professor Sandra Harding

Professor Sandra Harding, Distinguished Professor of Education and Gender Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2017, conducting research entitled Feminist Philosophy of Science and Technology: Thinking from Latin America

 Professor Seyla Benhabib 1

Professor Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Lent Term 2017, conducting research entitled Legal Utopianism and Democratic Pessimism. Transnational Law and Democratic Sovereignty.

 Professor Judith Butler 2

Professor Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2016, conducting research entitled New forms of vulnerability.

 Professor Mignon Nixon

Professor Mignon Nixon, Professor, History of American Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2015, conducting research entitled Sperm Bomb: Art, Feminism, and the American War in Vietnam.

Professor Jack Halberstam

Professor Jack Halberstam, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, University of Southern California, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Lent 2015, conducting research entitled The Wild: Histories and Futures of Queer Anarchy. 

 Professor Jacqueline Rose

Professor Jacqueline Rose, Professor of Humanities, The Institute of Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, served as the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Michaelmas 2014, conducting research on Feminism and the Abomination of Violence.

Professor Nancy Fraser

Professor Nancy Fraser, The Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science and Department Chair at The New School for Social Research, served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Lent 2014, and conducted research on a new book project: A Feminist Theory of Capitalist Crisis: re-reading Marx, Polanyi, and Habermas in the 21st Century. 

Professor John Dupré

Professor John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Director of the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis), University of Exeter served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Michaelmas 2013, conducting research on Gender and 21st Century Biology.

 Professor Sara Ahmed 2

Professor Sara Ahmed, Professor of Race and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Lent 2013, conducting research on Willful Women: Feminism and a History of Will.

 Professor Akbar Ahmed

Professor Akbar Ahmed, the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington DC served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Michaelmas 2012, conducting research on Gender, Security, and Inter-Generational Conflict in Muslim Societies Post 9/11.

Professor Cindi Katz 2

Professor Cindi Katz, Professor of Geography in Environmental Psychology and Women’s Studies, City University of New York, served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Michaelmas 2011 and Lent 2012, conducting research on Childhood as Spectacle: Relays of Anxiety and the Reconfiguration of the Child.

Professor Catharine A. Mackinnon

Professor Catharine MacKinnon, Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School and long-term James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, served as The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Lent 2011, conducting research on Trafficking, Prostitution and Inequality.

Professor Marcia Inhorn 2

Professor Marcia Inhorn, William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Yale University, served as the inaugural Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor during Michaelmas 2010, conducting research on Global Gametes: reproductive ‘tourism’ and Islamic bioethics in the high-tech Middle East.