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Mount Holyoke College
feminist theory, feminism, future, justice, intergenerational justice, ancient Greece, Plato, Socrates, Greek tragedy, democratic theory, mothers, carework, children, sincerity, authenticity, rhetoric
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Recent Publications

“Constructing Freedom: Institutional Pathways to Changing the Gender Division of Labor.” Co-authored with Susan Bickford. Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2014): 81-99.

“As if we were codgers: Flattery, Parrhesia, and Old Man Demos in Aristophanes’ Knights.”POLIS, Vol. 29, No. 1 (2012): 108-129.

“Birthrights: Freedom, Responsibility, and Democratic Comportment in Aeschylus’s Oresteia.” American Political Science Review. August 2009: 427-441.

“The Trouble with Being Earnest: Deliberative Democracy and the Sincerity Norm.” The Journal of Political Philosophy. Vol. 14, No. 3 (September 2006): 249-269.

Media Coverage

“A Radical Father’s Day Gift,” co-authored with Susan Bickford. Monkey Cage at the Washington Post. 6/15/2014.

“Global Climate Change Threatens Our Democracy as Well as Our Coastlines,” Huffington Post, 5/20/2014.

“Changes for Working Moms Start Small,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, 5/15/2013.

Interview, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 11/7/2012, “Elizabeth Warren’s Breaks State’s Political Glass Ceiling,”

MHC Experts, “Markovits on Romney’s Trustworthiness,” 10/9/12,

Interview, Daily Hampshire Gazette,10/3/2012, “Analyst says Romney was “alpha dog,” Obama was tired,”

Focus Western New England, New England Public Radio, 3/15/12.

Academic Minute, WAMC, 7/28/2012.

Questioning Authority (interview on MHC website), January 19, 2011

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