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Hester Eisenstein
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Queens College
Phone: 212-817-8896
Research Interests: Gender and Sexuality
Hester Eisenstein’s teaching and research focus on gender and globalization, women and work, and the sociology of gender. Her books include Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women’s Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World (2009), Inside Agitators: Australian Femocrats and the State (1996), Gender Shock: Practicing Feminism on Two Continents (1991), and Contemporary Feminist Thought (1983). Eisenstein has taught at Yale, Barnard, and SUNY Buffalo, and served as a femocrat in the state government of New South Wales, Australia.