Jennifer Nedelsky

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LW 323

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  • Political Theory


  • MESc, University of Rochester
  • M.A., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jennifer Nedelsky

Professor Emeritus


Research interests: feminist theory; political and legal theory; the nature of judgment, restructuring work and care. Publications include: Law’s Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy and Law (Oxford, 2011); Judgment, Imagination and Politics: Themes from Kant and Arendt, co-edited with Ronald Beiner (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001); Private Property and the Limits of American Constitutionalism (University of Chicago Press, 1990); “Reconceiving Autonomy,” Yale Journal of Law and Feminism; “Law, Boundaries, and the Bounded Self,” Representations; “Embodied Diversity Challenges to Law,” McGill Law Review.

Research Interests

  • Feminist Theory
  • Constitutional Law
  • Political and Legal Theory
  • US Constitutional History