Brooke Ackerly 615-322-6231 GMT-5
brooke.ackerly@vanderbilt.edu

    Bio

    Bio

    Professor Ackerly’s research interests include democratic theory, feminist methodologies, human rights, social and environmental justice. She integrates into her theoretical work empirical research on activism. Her publications include Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge 2000), Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference (Cambridge 2008), and Doing Feminist Research with Jacqui True (Palgrave Macmillan more »

    Scholarship

    Scholarship

    In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, Professor Ackerly is the author of Doing Feminist Research with Jacqui True (Palgrave 2010), Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference (Cambridge 2008), and Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge 2000).  She has also edited, with Maria Stern and Jacqui True, Feminist Methodologies for International more »

    States of Feminism

    States of Feminism

    Passersby who look up at the mural will not understand all of the symbolism immediately-and that is just the way the artist planned it. “I want people to take from it whatever they do,” said Sargent. “Each time they look at it, they will see something new.” She added, “I’m trying to get to all more »

    For Undergraduates

    For Undergraduates

    Included here are documents and manuals which are helpful for writing political theory papers, tips for reading theory, templates for class notes, among other things. Undergraduates should feel free to use these as helpful guidelines and resources. The following list is the current course rotation schedule…

    For Graduate Students

    For Graduate Students

    There is a rich intellectual life for graduate students in social and political thought at Vanderbilt. Housed at the Law School is the Vanderbilt Climate Change Network, which consists in a team of faculty and graduate students who are conducting theoretical and applied research on one of the most important and most widely overlooked sources of more »

    For Research

    For Research

    Resources for research: The Global Feminisms Collaborative:  the website has research resources, including the Global Feminisms Collaborative Research Ethics Statement.  ”What is Happening to Donor Support for Women’s Rights?” in Contestations / dialogues on womens’ empowerment: This e-journal is an initiative of the Pathways of Women’s Empowerment Research and Communications Programme – a collaborative initiative of BRAC University in Bangladesh, more »

    Methodology for Research, Evaluation, and Learning

    Methodology for Research, Evaluation, and Learning

    Evaluation is an important function of feminist research, whether for scholarship, for assessment of grantmaking and social investment, for organizational learning, and for movement learning.

    Human Rights Activism and Public Policy

    Human Rights Activism and Public Policy

    Human Rights & Human Welfare runs review essays and book notes, as well as hosting roundtable discussions to which Professor Ackerly contributes. See her contributions below. “A Rights Based Approach to Global Justice”…

    Justice, Gender, Environmental Change

    Justice, Gender, Environmental Change

    One area of collaborative work in progress is global justice and environmental stress. There are good reasons for those in national and international leadership to be concerned with the migration induced by climate change and other environmental stressors. Individual and community decisions to migrate or to adapt to a deteriorating or vulnerable environment are deeply more »

    Bio
    Bio

    Professor Ackerly’s research interests include democratic theory, feminist methodologies, human rights, social and environmental justice. She integrates into her theoretical work empirical research on activism. Her publications include Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge 2000), Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference (Cambridge 2008), and Doing Feminist Research with Jacqui True (Palgrave Macmillan more »

    Scholarship
    Scholarship

    In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, Professor Ackerly is the author of Doing Feminist Research with Jacqui True (Palgrave 2010), Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference (Cambridge 2008), and Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge 2000).  She has also edited, with Maria Stern and Jacqui True, Feminist Methodologies for International more »

    States of Feminism
    States of Feminism

    Passersby who look up at the mural will not understand all of the symbolism immediately-and that is just the way the artist planned it. “I want people to take from it whatever they do,” said Sargent. “Each time they look at it, they will see something new.” She added, “I’m trying to get to all more »

    For Undergraduates
    For Undergraduates

    Included here are documents and manuals which are helpful for writing political theory papers, tips for reading theory, templates for class notes, among other things. Undergraduates should feel free to use these as helpful guidelines and resources. The following list is the current course rotation schedule…

    For Graduate Students
    For Graduate Students

    There is a rich intellectual life for graduate students in social and political thought at Vanderbilt. Housed at the Law School is the Vanderbilt Climate Change Network, which consists in a team of faculty and graduate students who are conducting theoretical and applied research on one of the most important and most widely overlooked sources of more »

    For Research
    For Research

    Resources for research: The Global Feminisms Collaborative:  the website has research resources, including the Global Feminisms Collaborative Research Ethics Statement.  ”What is Happening to Donor Support for Women’s Rights?” in Contestations / dialogues on womens’ empowerment: This e-journal is an initiative of the Pathways of Women’s Empowerment Research and Communications Programme – a collaborative initiative of BRAC University in Bangladesh, more »

    Methodology for Research, Evaluation, and Learning
    Methodology for Research, Evaluation, and Learning

    Evaluation is an important function of feminist research, whether for scholarship, for assessment of grantmaking and social investment, for organizational learning, and for movement learning.

    Human Rights Activism and Public Policy
    Human Rights Activism and Public Policy

    Human Rights & Human Welfare runs review essays and book notes, as well as hosting roundtable discussions to which Professor Ackerly contributes. See her contributions below. “A Rights Based Approach to Global Justice”…

    Justice, Gender, Environmental Change
    Justice, Gender, Environmental Change

    One area of collaborative work in progress is global justice and environmental stress. There are good reasons for those in national and international leadership to be concerned with the migration induced by climate change and other environmental stressors. Individual and community decisions to migrate or to adapt to a deteriorating or vulnerable environment are deeply more »


    Comparative Political Theory