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Catherine H. Zuckert
Reeves Dreux Professor of Government and International Studies
University of Notre Dame 1998--
R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Philosophy (Professor, Associate,
Assistant, Instructor), Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1971-98;
Visiting Professor of Political
Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Winter 1995.
Professor, Gender and Political Philosophy Program
- Fordham University, Fall 1994, 1995
Visiting Scholar, Social
Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State University -
Visiting Professor of Honors
Education, University of Delaware, 1989-90.
Director, NEH Summer Seminar for
Secondary School Teachers 1984, 1986.
Director, ACM/GLCA Newberry
Library Seminar in the Humanities, 1982-83.
Assistant Professor of American
Politics, Cornell University, Summer
Visiting Associate Professor,
Claremont Men's College, Claremont, CA, 1976-77.
Lecturer in Marxism, Harvey Mudd
Lecturer in Constitutional Law,
St. Olaf College, 1972
B.A. Cornell University 1964
M.A. University of Chicago 1967
Ph.D. University of Chicago 1970
Dean's Scholar, Graduate with Distinction in All Subjects, Honors in
Beta Kappa (Jr.), Phi Kappa Phi, Mortarboard
Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Hillman Fellow, University Fellow, Woodrow
Wilson Dissertation Fellow,
University of Chicago Dissertation Fellow
1974-75 NEH Younger Humanist
1981 Woodrow Wilson Faculty Development
1987-88 NEH Fellowship for College Teachers
1989 Earhart Fellowship
1991-94 Bradley Foundation Research Grant
1997-98 NEH Fellowship for College Teachers
1998 Earhart Fellowship
Platos: Nietzsche, Heidegger,
Gadamer, Strauss and Derrida
(Chicago: University of Chicago
Right and the American Imagination: Political Philosophy in
(Savage, Md: Rowman and Littlefield, 1990)
Award for the Most Outstanding Book Published in Religion and Philosophy in
by the Association of American Publishers
the Political Spirit: Philosophical
Reflections from Socrates to Nietzsche,
editor and author of comprehensive introduction (New Haven:
Yale University Press, 1988).
award--best books published in political theory in 1989--American Library
Who's a Philosopher? Who's
a Sophist? The Stranger v. Socrates,
Review of Metaphysics 54 (September 2001): 65-97.
Benito Cereno, Interpretation, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Winter 1999):
Dramatic Reading," Review of Metaphysics
51 (June 1998): 840-71.
Political Scientists Want to Study Literature," PS:
Political Science & Politics, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2 (June 1995):
Postmodern Problem," Perspective, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Spring 1995):
87-94; reprinted in Gregory M. Scott, ed., Political Science:
Foundations for a Fifth Millenium
Hall, 1997) as the example of current writing in the sub-field of
"On the 'Rationality' of
Rational Choice," Political Psychology, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1995:
"The Politics of Derridean
Deconstruction," Polity, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Spring 1991): 335-57.
"The Political Roots of the
Battle of the Books," College Teaching (Summer 1990).
Heidegger: His Politics and His
Philosophy," in Political Theory, Vol. 18, No. 1 (February
in America: 150 Years Later," syndicated column distributed by Public
Research Syndicated, published in The Cleveland Plain Dealer, March
22, 1985 as well as several other smaller papers.
Rereading of Plato," Political Theory, Vol. 13, No. 2 (May
1985): 213-38, reprinted in David W. Conway, ed., Critical Assessments:
Friedrich Nietzsche (New York: Routledge, 1998), Vol. IV, pp. 382-404.
"Huck at 100," Claremont
Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Winter 1985).
and Nature in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Proteus,
Vol. 1 (Fall 1984): 27-35; reprinted in M. Thomas Inge, ed., Huck Finn
among the Critics: A Centennial Selection (Frederick, MD:
on the Origin and Development of the Distinctively Human," Polity, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Fall 1983): 48-71.
and that Unnamed Frenchman (De Tocqueville):
On the Rationale for the New (Old) Federalism," Review of
Politics, Vol. 43, No. 3 (July 1983): 421-42.
on the Limits and Satisfactions of Political Life," Interpretation,
Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 1983): 185-206.
Reading Classic American Novelists as Political Thinkers," Journal
of Politics, Vol. 43, No. 3 (August 1981): 683-706.
"Not by Preaching:
Tocqueville on the Role of Religion in American Democracy," Review
of Politics, Vol. 43, No. 2 (April 1981): 259-80.
"The Political Thought of
Nathaniel Hawthorne," Polity, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Winter 1980): 163-83.
Women and Democratic Morals: The Bostonians," Feminist
Studies, Vol. 3, No. 3/4 (Spring-Summer 1976): 30-50, reprinted in David
L. Schaefer, The New Egalitarianism (Kenninkat, 1979).
"Nature, History and the
Self: Friedrich Nietzsche's Untimely
Considerations, in Nietzsche-
Studien, Band 5 (1976): 55-82.
'. . . and in its wake we followed,' The Political Thought
of Mark Twain," with Michael Zuckert, Interpretation
(Summer l972): 49-66.
Chapters and Invited Pieces
Hermeneutics in Practice:
Gadamer on the Ancients,
Cambridge Companion to Gadamer, ed. Robert Dostal (Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press), forthcoming 2002).
the Politics of Gadamerian Hermeneutics," in Bruce Krajewski, ed., Gadamieran
Repercussions: Philosophical Hermeneutics Reconsidered (Berkeley:
University of California Press, forthcoming 2002).
the Core of the Social Sciences: Montesquieu's Spirit of the Laws," in J. Scott Lee
and Robert E. Wright, ed., Uniting the Liberal Arts: Core and Context
(Lanham, Md.: University
Press of America, forthcoming 2001).
in Gary Quinlivan, ed., Public Morality, Civic Virtue, and the Problem of
Modern Liberalism (Eerdmanns, forthcoming 2000).
co-editor special issue, Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 22, No. 4 (1998), "Introduction,"
Political Scientists Study Fiction," The Chronicle of
Higher Education, Vol. 17, No. 26 (March 8, 1996): A48; reprinted
in The Howard University Reader (McGraw Hill, 1997).
Political Theory 1997--Who's Kissing Him/Her Now?" (with Michael
Zuckert) in Kristen R. Monroe, ed., Contemporary Political Theory (Berkeley:
University of California Press, 1997): 143-65.
"Fortune Is a Woman--But So
Is Prudence: Machiavelli's Clizia,"
Finding a New Feminism:
Rethinking the Woman Question in Liberal Democracy, Pamela
Jensen, ed. (Rowman & Littlefield,
"The Novelist Who Corrupted
American Mores," What Happened to Covenant in the Nineteenth
Century, ed. Daniel Elazar (Lanham:
Rowman & Littlefield, 1994), pp. 209-31.
Practical Political Science," Politikos II: Educating the
Ambitious (Dusquesne University Press, 1992), pp. 144-65.
in America--150 Years Later," in Eduardo Nolla, ed., Liberty,
Equality, Democracy (New York: New
York University Press, 1992); reprinted in Peter A. Lawler, ed., Tocqueville=s
Defense of Human Liberty
(New York: Garland Publishing,
Novel as a Form of American Political Thought," in Reading Political
Stories: Representations of Politics in Novels and Pictures, ed.
Maureen Whitebrook (Savage, Maryland: Rowman
& Littlefield Publishers, 1992): 167-204.
Sociology vs. Speculative Philosophy," in Ken Masugi, ed., Interpreting
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
(Savage, Maryland: Rowman &
Littlefield, 1991): 121-52.
"On the Inevitable Growth of Big Government," in Jackson Barlow and John West, ed., The New Federalist
(Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989).
the Theory of Political Economy: Is
Liberalism Really Dead?" in Norman J. Vig and Steven Schier, The
Political Economy of Western Democracies (New York: Holmes and Meier,
Exceptions to the E. R. A.," testimony before the Subcommittee on the
Constitution of the Senate Judiciary Committee, August 7, 1984.
"The Political Lessons of
Economic Life," in Mary P. Nichols, ed., Readings in American
Government, 2nd, 3rd ed. (Dubuque, Ia.:
Kendall-Hunt, 1978, 1982).
Assorted book reviews for the American
Political Science Review, Review of Politics, Constitutional
Commentary, College Teaching, Political Theory, the Political
Economy and the Good Society newsletter, Academic Questions,
and International Studies in Philosophy
Ethics Committee, APSA, 1999--
Distinguished Woman Visitor,
Notre Dame University, February 24-29, 1997
Director, Ford Foundation Social Science Grant, Carleton College, 1990-92;
Round II, 1993-97.
Selection Committee for the Leo Strauss Prize for the Best Dissertation
Written in Political Philosophy, 1985; Chair 1996.
Department Review Committees--Gustavus Adolphus (Spring 1998), Colgate
University (February 1997), Bowdoin College (November 1995), Colorado
College (March 1995), Kenyon College (October 1994), Connecticut College
(November 1992), Smith College (April 1991).
Board, American Journal of Political Science, 1996-97
Editorial Board, Polity,
Advisory Board, Review of
Board of Editors, PS,
Director (with Michael Zuckert), "Politics and the Arts,"
Minnesota Humanities Commission Institute for the Advancement of Teaching,
Organizer, "Politics and
Literature," unaffiliated group, APSA, 1992; Organized Section, 1993--
1976-present; Standing Panel, Education Division, 1988-91
Section Head for Political
Theory for the Midwest Political Science Association Meetings, 1990