Rosemary Hennessy
Born (1950-03-02) 2 March 1950 (age 73)
Alma materSyracuse University
Known forDirector of Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Rice University

Rosemary Hennessy (born 2 March 1950)[1] is an American academic and socialist feminist. She is a Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University. She has been a part of the faculty at Rice since 2006.[2]

She has written extensively on materialist feminism.[3]


She received her Ph.D in English from Syracuse University, her M.A. in English from Temple University, and her B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania.[4]

Selected bibliography


Book chapters

Journal articles

See also


  1. ^ "Hennessy, Rosemary". Library of Congress. Retrieved 28 July 2014. CIP t.p. (Rosemary Hennessy) data sheet (b. Mar. 2, 1950)
  2. ^ "Rosemary Hennessy". Rice Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Archived from the original on 3 June 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  3. ^ Hennessy, Rosemary (1993). Materialist feminism and the politics of discourse. New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415904797.
  4. ^ "Rosemary Hennessy". Rice Department of English. Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2013.

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