Jennifer Kirkpatrick

Assoc Professor

  • 73 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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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

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Research Output

  • 73 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 4 Book
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate

Benjamin Barber and the Practice of Political Theory

Battistoni, R., Brown, M. B., Dedrick, J., Disch, L., Kirkpatrick, J. & Mansbridge, J., Nov 1 2018, In : Contemporary Political Theory. 17, p. 478-510 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistant exit

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

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  • 1 Scopus citations
  • 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

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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.

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