Rose Owen is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research. Her work is situated at the intersection of feminist theory, theories of violence, and democratic social movements. Her first book project, Feminist Violence: Rape and Militancy in the Second Wave, explores how feminist theorists and activists transformed the concept of violence in the mid-twentieth century.Rose holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College. The Mellon Foundation and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Chicago have supported her research. You can read her recent writing in New Political Science and Contemporary Political Theory.
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