Cynthia R. Daniels, sitting with large chess pieces

Cynthia R. Daniels, Ph.D. is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ where she has taught since 1992. Prof. Daniels also serves as the Associate Campus Dean for Douglas Campus. She is the recipient of many fellowships and awards including the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies, the Bunting Institute Fellowship and the AAUW Dissertation fellowship and the Victoria Schuck Book Award.


Prof. Daniels has published widely on questions of gender equality, racial and class politics, fetal rights and reproductive politics and the law. Her most recent book is Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction (Oxford University Press, 2006). She is also the author or editor of other books including At Women's Expense: State Power and the Politics of Fetal Rights (Harvard University Press, 1993, winner of the American Political Science Association's Victoria Schuck Award), Lost Fathers: The Politics of Fatherlessness in America, edited volume (St. Martin’s Press, 1998) Feminists Negotiate the State: The Politics of Domestic Violence, edited volume (University Press of America, 1997) and Homework: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Paid Labor at Home, co-edited with Eileen Boris (University of Illinois Press, 1989).


More information is available in Prof. Daniels’ cv.