Eileen Hunt Botting

Eileen Hunt Botting

Professor

Fields of Study: Political Theory

Research and Teaching Interests: Political Theory, Comparative Political Theory, History of Political Thought Subjects: Enlightenment, American, Feminist, Liberal, and International Political Thought

2171 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

574-631-5051

ehunt@nd.edu

CV

Fellow, Kroc Institute for Peace Studies
Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies
Fellow, Massachusetts Historical Society
Faculty Director, Notre Dame Scholars Program

Eileen Hunt Botting is a political theorist whose scholarly interests cover 17th-19th century political thought from Hobbes to Mill; feminism, liberalism and the family; human rights, women's rights, and children's rights; the ethics of biotechnology and artificial intelligence; and comparative, international, literary, and feminist approaches to political theory and the history of political thought. Her books include Family Feuds: Wollstonecraft, Burke, and Rousseau on the Transformation of the Family (SUNY, 2006), Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women's Human Rights (Yale, 2016) and Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child: Political Philosophy in 'Frankenstein' (Penn Press, 2017). Her current book project is Political Science Fictions after 'Frankenstein': AI, GMOs, and the Politics of Making Artificial Life. 

The Hannah Mather Crocker Society

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Operation Frankenstein