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

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Fellow, Kroc Institute for Peace Studies
Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies
Fellow, Massachusetts Historical Society

Eileen Hunt Botting is a political theorist whose scholarly interests cover modern political thought, feminism, the family, rights, ethics of technology, and philosophy and literature. Her books are 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), plus several edited volumes and scholarly editions. She has two new books forthcoming in 2020: Artificial Life After Frankenstein (Penn Press) and Portraits of Wollstonecraft (Bloomsbury Philosophy). She has received grants and fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (2015-16), the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (2019), and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Understanding of Science, Technology & Economics Program (2019-20) to support her writing. Her opinion pieces, essays, and political analyses have appeared in Aeon Magazine, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.

On leave Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

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