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Catharine R Stimpson

University Professor; Professor of English

Ph.D.1967, Columbia; M.A. 1966, Cambridge; B.A. 1960, Cambridge; B.A. 1958, Bryn Mawr.

Office Address: 

779 Pless Annex Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

From March 26, 2016- May 24, 2016, Professor Stimpson will be teaching at NYU Abu Dhabi.


(212) 998-5117


(212) 995-4612

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Modern and post-modern Feminist, Criticism, Women's Studies and Gender Studies, Law and Literature

External Affiliations:

Modern Language Association (past president), Association of Graduate Schools (past president), Modern Language Association, P.E.N., Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).


Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, NEH Demonstration Grant, National Humanities Institute Grant, Lilly Foundation Grant, Department of Housing and Urban Development Grant, Rockefeller Foundation Grant, Exxon Foundation Grant, Ford Foundation Grant, Fulbright Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Fellow.

Critical Terms for the Study of Gender, ed. Catharine R. Stimpson and Gilbert Herdt, UChicago Press

Where the Meanings Are.

Class Notes.

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Updated on 02/16/2016