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Shanley, Mary L(yndon) 1944-

SHANLEY, Mary L(yndon) 1944-

PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1944, in Evanston, IL; daughter of J. Lyndon (a professor) and Barbara (Smith) Shanley; married Frederick R. Chromey (a professor), May 31, 1971; children: Katherine, Anthony. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Wellesley College, B.A., 1966; Harvard University, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1972; attended Columbia University, 1975-76. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES: Offıce—Mail Drop 455, Department of Political Science, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0455; fax: 845-437-7599. E-mail—[email protected] vassar.edu.


CAREER: Regis College, Weston, MA, assistant professor of political science, 1972-73; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, assistant professor, 1973-82, associate professor, 1982-88, professor of political science, 1988—, Margaret Stiles Halleck Professor, 1991—, department head, 1987-90, acting director of Program of Women's Studies, 1982-83. Princeton University, DeCamp visiting fellow at University Center for Human Values, 1991-92; speaker at colleges and universities, including University of Sussex and Princeton University, Smith College, Vanderbilt University, Universidad Autónoma de México, University of Bologna, Columbia University, Brandeis University, University of Guadalajara, Georgetown University, and University of Massachusetts—Boston. Dutchess County Legislature, Dutchess County, NY, member of Citizens' Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence, 1991—.


MEMBER: International Political Science Association, American Political Science Association (chair of Committee on the Status of Women, 1977-80; member of council, 1988-90; member of council, Foundations of Political Theory Section, 2001-04), Women's Caucus for Political Science (president, 1998-99), Northeast Political Science Association (chair of Committee on the Status of Women, 1974-76; member of council, 1976-78), Phi Beta Kappa.


AWARDS, HONORS: Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1966-67; traveling fellow in Spain, Harvard University, 1970; fellow at William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1977; National Endowment for the Humanities, grant, 1978, fellowships, 1984-85, 1996-97.


WRITINGS:

Women's Rights, Feminism, and Politics in the United States, American Political Science Association (Washington, DC), 1987.

Feminism, Marriage, and the Law in Victorian England, 1850-1895, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1989.

(Editor, with Carole Paterman, and contributor) Feminist Interpretations and Political Theory, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1990.

(Editor, with Uma Narayan) Reconstructing Political Theory: Feminist Perspectives, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1998.

Making Babies, Making Families: What Matters Most in an Age Of Reproductive Technologies, Surrogacy, Adoption, and Same-Sex and Unwed Parents, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 2001.


Contributor to books, including The Artist and Political Vision, edited by Benjamin Barber and Michael McGrath, Transaction Books (New Brunswick, NJ), 1981; Politics and the Human Body: Assault on Dignity, edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain and J. Timothy Cloyd, Vanderbilt University Press (Nashville, TN), 1995; Ethical Issues and Human Reproduction, edited by Joan Callahan, Indiana University Press (Bloomington, IN), 1996; Mother Troubles: Rethinking Contemporary Maternal Dilemmas, edited by Julia E. Hanigsberg and Sara Ruddick, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 1999; and Child, Family, and State, edited by Stephen Macedo and Iris M. Young, New York University Press (New York, NY), 2002. Coeditor of series "Contested Concepts: Debates in Feminist Political Theory," Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including Politics and the Life Sciences, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Victorian Studies, Eighteenth-Century Life, Western Political Quarterly, Law and Society Review, and Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy. Member of editorial board, Polity, 1980-84, American Political Science Review, 1993-96, and Women's History Review.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on family law, bioethics, and human reproduction.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Berkeley Women's Law Journal (annual), 2002, Stephanie Pham Quang, review of Making Babies, Making Families: What Matters Most in an Age of Reproductive Technologies, Surrogacy, Adoption, and Same-Sex and Unwed Parents, pp. 173-178.

Booklist, July, 2001, Mary Carroll, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 1959.

Choice, April, 2002, L. Wolfer, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 1462.

Feminist Legal Studies, February, 2001, Jon Rubin, review of Reconstructing Political Theory: Feminist Perspectives, pp. 75-83.

Journal of Marriage and the Family, February, 2002, Susan J. Ferguson, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 272.

Law and Social Inquiry, winter, 2002, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 197.

Publishers Weekly, May 28, 2001, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 59.

Women's Review of Books, September, 2001, Nancy D. Polikoff, review of Making Babies, Making Families, p. 16.

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