Helen Galvin Ross is a PhD student in Political Theory. Her research interests broadly include feminist and Marxist political thought, critical legal scholarship, and theories of sovereignty, labor, and time. Helen holds an MA in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. Her MA thesis, “Sacred Precincts: Women’s Sphere and the State of Exception in Liberal Democracy,”  was awarded the Earl S. and Esther Johnson Prize for the best Masters thesis in the MA program. She completed her BA at Bowdoin College with High Honors, receiving the Philo Sherman Bennett Prize for the best honors thesis in the Department of Government and Legal Studies.