Mary Fainsod Katzenstein
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein is the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies Emerita and professor in the Government Department and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. She has written on feminist activism cross-nationally focusing particularly on the United States, Europe, and India. She is the co-editor with Carol Mueller of The Women’s Movements of the United States and Western Europe (Temple University Press, 1987). More recently, she is the author and co-editor of Faithful and Fearless: Moving Feminist Protest inside the Church and Military (Princeton University Press, 1998) and with Judith Reppy, Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discrimination and Military Culture in the U.S. (Rowman and Littlefield, 1999) and with Raka Ray, Social Movements in India: Poverty, Power and Politics (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
Her current project addresses issues of movement activism, incarceration and citizenship in the United States. Her teaching interests bridge Comparative and American politics and largely focus on politics in India, gender issues, and the subject of incarceration and race.