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    Susan Bickford


    Associate Professor

    368 Hamilton Hall | 919-962-0420


    Susan Bickford, Associate Professor of Political Science, received her A.B. from Bryn Mawr College and her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.  Her research focuses on feminist political theory, the impact of conflict and inequality on the practice of citizenship, and ancient Greek political thought.  She is the author of The Dissonance of Democracy: Listening, Conflict, and Citizenship (Cornell University Press, 1996), and has published articles in  Political Theory, Journal of Politics, Hypatia, and the Cambridge Companion to Greek Political Thought.  Her teaching interests are in the history of political thought, feminist theory, and democratic theory.

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