Nancy Fraser receives honorary doctorate from University of Liège

Nancy Fraser,  Henry Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Liège, Belgium. The other honorees included Judith Butler (UC Berkeley) and Caryl Phillips (Yale University). Fraser joined Phillips for a conversation at University of Liège in October, which can be viewed here.

Below is a brief overview produced by University of Liège about this year’s recipients of the honorary doctorate.

Bio | Fraser received her Ph.D. in philosophy from City University of New York in 1980. She specializes in the areas of social and political theory, feminist theory, 19th and 20th century European thought, and philosophy of social science. Fraser has received five honorary doctorates since 2006. Fraser has published fourteen books, and over 80 scholarly articles, book chapters, and essays. In 2013, Fraser published the book Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis (Verso Books). Her scholarship is the subject of several edited volumes, from the 2007 book, (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justice: Nancy Fraser and Pierre Bourdieu (Routledge) to the forthcoming Justice, Criticism, and Politics in the 21st Century (UNSAM, Argentina).

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