Jennifer Kirkpatrick

Assoc Professor

  • 69 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

Jennet Kirkpatrick is Associate Professor of Political Science at the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University. Professor Kirkpatrick studies the political theory of resistance. She is the author of Uncivil Disobedience: Studies in Violence and Democratic Politics (Princeton University, 2008) and she has published articles in Political Theory, The Review of Politics, Dissent, Contemporary Political Theory, and Perspectives on Politics. Her new research project, The Virtues of Exit, examines the practice of physically leaving as a signal of dissatisfaction or injustice. In addition to her interest in resistance, Professor Kirkpatrick also teaches and writes about morality and politics and feminist theory. She earned her B.A. in Politics from Mount Holyoke College and her doctoral degree in Political Science from Rutgers University.

Research interests

  • politics
  • gender
  • morality
  • citizenship
  • migration
  • resistance

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Jennifer Kirkpatrick is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 7 Similar Profiles
politics Social Sciences
citizen Social Sciences
political theory Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
democracy Social Sciences
dissident Social Sciences
violence Social Sciences
constitutionalism Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2000 2018

  • 69 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 4 Book
  • 1 Chapter

Benjamin Barber and the Practice of Political Theory

Battistoni, R., Brown, M. B., Dedrick, J., Disch, L., Kirkpatrick, J. & Mansbridge, J., May 15 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Contemporary Political Theory. p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political theory
1 Citation (Scopus)

Resistant exit

Kirkpatrick, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Contemporary Political Theory.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political theory
1 Citation (Scopus)

Walking away with thoreau: The pleasures and risks of exit

Kirkpatrick, J., Jun 1 2016, In : American Political Thought. 5, 3, p. 446-466 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

civil disobedience
political actor
political theory

Exit out of athens? Migration and obligation in plato’s crito

Kirkpatrick, J., Jun 4 2015, In : Political Theory. 43, 3, p. 356-379 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle