Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain

Dr. Jean Bethe Elshtain received her PhD in politics from Brandeis University with a dissertation entitled “Women and Politics: A Theoretical Analysis.” Dr. Elshtain has been visiting professor at Yale University, Oberlin College, Smith College ,and Harvard University. From 1973 to 1988 Professor Elshtain taught at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst; from 1988 to 1995 she taught at Vanderbilt University. Since 1995 she has been on the faculty of the University of Chicago where she is currently Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics in the Divinity School. Professor Elshtain also teaches in the Department of Political Science and the Committee on International Relations.