Professor of Political Theory and Gender Theory
London School of Economics
Anne Phillips is professor of political theory and gender theory at the London School of Economics. She joined the LSE in 1999 as professor of gender theory and was director of the Gender Institute until September 2004. She subsequently moved to a joint appointment between the Gender Institute and Government Department. She is a leading figure in feminist political theory, and writes on issues of democracy and representation, equality, multiculturalism, and difference.
In 1992, she was co-winner of the American Political Science Association's Victoria Schuck Award for Best Book on Women and Politics published in 1991 (awarded for Engendering Democracy
). In 2008, she received a Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association, UK, for her contribution to political studies.
Her books include Which Equalities Matter?
Polity Press, 1999.
Focus: Culture, Democracy, Ethics, Gender, Human Rights,
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2013