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Catharine A. MacKinnon

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Catharine A. MacKinnon
MacKinnon at the Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, 2006
Catharine Alice MacKinnon

(1946-10-07) October 7, 1946 (age 77)
Academic background
Alma materYale University (PhD, political science, 1987)
Yale Law School (JD, 1977)
Smith College (BA, government, 1969)
InfluencesAndrea Dworkin
Academic work
DisciplineLegal scholar
InstitutionsUniversity of Michigan (Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, 1989–)
York University (Professor of Law, 1988–1989)
various universities (Visiting Professor, 1984–1988)
University of Minnesota (Assistant Professor of Law, 1982–1984)
Main interestsRadical feminism
InfluencedMartha Nussbaum

Catharine Alice MacKinnon (born October 7, 1946) is an American radical feminist legal scholar and lawyer. She is Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. MacKinnon has been called a "victim feminist" by Naomi Wolf.[1] MacKinnon graduated from Yale Law School in 1977.

As a legal scholar she opposes sexual harassment and pornography.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Guardian
  2. "Catharine Alice Mackinnon - lawbrain.com". lawbrain.com. Retrieved 2017-09-21.