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Shatema Threadcraft
Shatema Threadcraft
Assistant Professor
Hickman Hall - 311
848-932-9358
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By Appointment

Political Theory, Women and Politics, African American Political Thought

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Bio

Ph.D. Yale University
M.Sc. London School of Economics
B.A. Harvard University

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

N.O. Kwate and Shatema A. Threadcraft, “Perceiving the Black female body: Race and Gender in Police Constructions of Body Weight,” Race and Social Problems, September 2015, vol. 7, no. 3 (2015).

“Intimate Injustice, Political Obligation and the Dark Ghetto,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 39, no. 3 (2014), (Winner American Political Science Association’s Okin-Young Award, Best Article in Feminist Political Theory, 2014).

Invited Journal Articles

“The Black Female Body at the Intersection of State Failure and Necropower,” Critical Exchanges, Contemporary Political Theory, 15:80-118 (2016).

“‘Movement’ Justice and the Capabilities Approach: Resources, Social Environments and Social Attitudes in Black Urban Space,” Philosophy & Social Criticism, Special Issue: A Symposium on Amartya Sen’s The Idea of Justice, Vol 41, No. 1 (2015).

Hancock, Ange-Marie and Shatema Threadcraft, “W.E.B. Du Bois and the ‘Scientific’ Study of Race,” SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. 7, nos. 3-4 (2005): 72-73.

Book Chapters

“Embodiment: From Phenomenology to Intersectionality,” Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory, Mary Hawkesworth and Lisa Disch, eds., Oxford University Press, 2015.


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Faculty Fellow, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, 2016-2017
  • American Political Science Association’s Okin-Young Award, Best Paper in Feminist Political Theory, 2015
  • AAUW Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2015
  • Faculty Fellow, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Sawyer Seminar, “Race, Place and Space in the Americas: New Questions and Comparative Analysis,” Rutgers Center for Race and Ethnicity, 2012-2013
  • National Association for the Study of Black Women in Politics, Mae C. King Distinguished Paper Award on Women, Gender and Black Politics, 2011
  • Faculty Fellow, “Narratives of Power: New Articulations of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Class,” Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, 2010-2011
  • Ford Foundation Diversity Dissertation Fellowship, 2009-2010
  • Center for the Study of Citizenship, Race and Ethnicity Dissertation Fellowship, College of St. Rose, 2009-2010 (declined).
  • Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism, Participant, Inaugural Session 2009
  • Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition Fellowship, Summer 2008
  • Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Political Philosophy, 2003 – 2007

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