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Jennifer Nedelsky, B.A. (Rochester) 1970, M.A. (Chicago) 1974, Ph.D. (Chicago), 1977. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Professor Nedelsky was a Killam post-doctoral fellow at Dalhousie University. She was appointed Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University in 1979 where she taught until 1985 when she was appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Toronto. She was appointed Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science in 1986 and promoted to full Professor in 1995. In 1991 and 1994, she was Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago. Professor Nedelsky's teaching and scholarship have been concentrated on Feminist Theory, Theories of Judgment, American Constitutional History and Interpretation, and Comparative Constitutionalism. In addition to her book, Private Property and the Limits of American Constitutionalism, she has published numerous articles in these areas. She is co-editor with Ronald Beiner of Judgment, Imagination and Politics: Themes From Kant and Arendt (Rowman and Littlefield, 2001), and is at work on a book Human Rights and Judgment: A Relational Approach to be published by Oxford University Press. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Legal History and active in the American Political Science Association, the Law and Society Association, and the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy. In 2000 she was awarded the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research.

Research areas
Feminist Analysis of Law
Legal Theory