NANCY FRASER is a professor on the Graduate Faculty of
Political and Social Science at the New School for Social Research.
She was educated at Bryn Mawr College and the City
University of New York, where she received her Ph.D.,
and her areas of specialization include social and political
theory, feminist theory, nineteenth and twentieth century
European thought, and cultural studies. Previously a professor
of philosophy at Northwestern University, she has
also been a visiting professor at the Johann Wolfgang
Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt, at Stanford, and at SUNY
Binghamton. She has published numerous articles, and her
books include Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender
in Contemporary Social Theory (1989), Feminist Contentions:
A Philosophical Exchange (1994, with Seyla Benhabib,
Judith Butler, and Drucilla Cornell) , and Justice
Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the “Postsocialist” Condition