Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Lorna Bracewell

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Flagler College

Department of Humanities

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lbracewell@flagler.edu

+1 727.479.5968

www.lornabracewell.com

Education

University of Florida | Ph.D., Political Science | Fall 2015

Subfields: Political Theory and American Politics

University of Florida | Graduate Certificate, Women's Studies | Fall 2015

University of Florida | M.A., Political Science | Spring 2012

Flagler College | B.A., Political Science | Spring 2005

Publications

"Gender and Social Theory in the Thought of Mary Wollstonecraft" in The Wollstonecraftian Mind, eds. Alan Coffee, Eileen Hunt Botting, and Sandrine Berges. Routledge. (2019).

"Sex Wars, Slut Walks, and Carceral Feminism." Contemporary Political Theory. (April 2019)

Book Review. Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? by Heath Fogg Davis. Perspectives on Politics. (September 2018)

Book Review. Justifying Same-Sex Marriage: A Philosophical Investigation by Louise Richardson Shelf. Politics & Gender. (September 2017).

"Beyond Barnard: Liberalism, Antipornography Feminism, and the Sex Wars." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. (Autumn 2016).

"Methodists Ordain Women" in Great Events in Religion, eds. Andrew Holt and Florin Curta. ABC-Clio. (Fall 2016).

Work in progress

Rethinking the Sex Wars. Book manuscript under contract with University of Minnesota Press. 

"Sex Work as Therapy?: Critical reflections on therapeutic discourses of sex work." Article manuscript in progress. Presented at the Social and Political Thought Workshop at Vanderbilt in Fall 2018.

"Third World Feminism and the Sex Wars." Article manuscript in progress. Presented at invited talks at University of Colorado Boulder and University of Denver in Fall 2018.

Public scholarship

"It's not 'just a cake': Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission." For The Western Political Science Association's blog New West. (December 2017). 

"The 'pussyhats' (and other things) make protest fun, which keeps people coming back." Co-authored with Nancy Wadsworth for The Washington Post's political science blog "The Monkey Cage." (February 2016). 

"You know it's serious when Nebraskans are marching: The Women's March Omaha." For The New School for Social Research's Public Seminar. (January 2017). 

"How do you teach politics in the year of Donald Trump?" Interview featured on National Public Radio's Morning Edition and The NPR Politics Podcast. (October 2016). 

"One Hillary, Many Feminisms." For The Huffington Post. (June 2016). 

Selected honors and awards

50 Alumni of Distinction recognition. Awarded by Flagler College. (Fall 2018). 

Scholarly Release Award. Awarded by the Office of Research and Research Services Council at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Fall 2018). 

Okin-Young Award for Feminist Political Theory. Awarded by the Foundations of Political Theory section, the Women's Caucus, and the Women and Politics Research section of the American Political Science Association (Fall 2017).

Delores Auzenne Dissertation Fellowship. Awarded by the University of Florida Graduate School (Spring 2015).

O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship. Awarded by the College of Liberal Arts and Science at the University of Florida. (2012). 

Professor James Button Memorial Award. Awarded by the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida. (Spring 2012).

Best Graduate Student Paper. Awarded by the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida. (Spring 2010).

Research Grants

Faculty Senate Artists and Lecturers Grant. Awarded by the Faculty Senate at University of Nebraska Kearney. Awarded $1,750. (Fall 2018).

Interdisciplinary Colloquium Program Grant. Awarded by the Research Services Council at the University of Nebraska Kearney. Awarded $7,000 (Spring 2019). 

Selected conference participation

"The Sex Wars and the #MeToo Moment." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association (August 2018). 

Invited discussant for the book Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? at the Feminist Theory Pre-Conference Workshop at the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association (March 2018). 

"Kate Millett and the Sex Wars." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association (March 2018).

"Sex Work as Therapy?: Critical reflections on therapeutic discourses of sex work." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Political Theory. (October 2017). 

"Gender and Social Theory in the Thought of Mary Wollstonecraft." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. (September 2017). 

"The Sex Radical Roots of Carceral Feminism." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Political Theory. (October 2016). 

"Sex Wars, Slut Walks, and Carceral Feminism." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. (August 2016). 

"From 'Sex Radical' to 'Sex Positive' Feminism: The sex wars and feminism's liberal turn." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Political Theory (October 2015). 

"Beyond Barnard: Liberalism, antipornography feminism, and the sex wars." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association. (April 2015). 

"Sexuality and the Political Theory of Mary Wollstonecraft." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. (August 2013).

"Comparative Political Theory and the Cambridge School Approach to the History of Political Thought." Paper presented at Institutions, Narratives and Identities, a graduate student workshop hosted by the University of Florida's Department of Political Science. (February 2012). 

"Sameness, Difference, and Dominance in Book V of Plato's Republic: A lesson in synthesis for contemporary feminists." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association. (April 2011).  

"No Justice, No Peace!: Civic engagement as a constraint on riot production in St. Petersburg, FL." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association. (January 2010). 

Invited talks

"Sex Work as Therapy?: Critical reflections on the discourse of sex work." Social and Political Thought Workshop at Vanderbilt University. (Fall 2018). 

"Third World Feminism and the Sex Wars." University of Colorado Boulder and University of Denver (Fall 2018). 

"Does the Government Need to Know Your Sex?" Fireside Chat hosted by the Department of Political Science at University of Nebraska Kearney. (Spring 2018).

"Citizenship in a Diverse Democracy." Inauguration of Dr. Joe Joyner, Flagler College. (Spring 2018).

"Queering UNK." Keynote address at the inaugural Lavender Graduation ceremony at University of Nebraska Kearney. (Spring 2017).

"What is Constitution Day and Why Do We Observe It?" Hosted by Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society at the University of Nebraska Kearney. (Fall 2016). 

"Eroticism in Contemporary Christian Worship Music." Hosted by Flagler College (Fall 2014). 

Teaching experience

Assistant Professor, Flagler College, Spring 2018 - present

"Introduction to Political Science." Introductory undergraduate survey and general studies course.

"Introduction to Political Thought I." Introductory undergraduate survey of ancient political thought.

"Introduction to Political Thought II." Introductory undergraduate survey of modern political thought.

"Political Science Scope and Methods." Undergraduate research methods seminar.

"LGBTQ Politics." Advanced undergraduate seminar, cross-listed Women's Studies. 

"Senior Seminar." Advanced undergraduate capstone seminar.

"The Politics of Pornography." Advanced undergraduate seminar, cross-listed Women's Studies.

"First Year Seminar." Required course for all incoming freshman.

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Fall 2016 - Fall 2018

"Democracy as a Political Idea." Introductory undergraduate survey and general studies course.

"American Political Thought." Advanced undergraduate seminar, cross-listed Women's and Ethnic Studies 

"Ancient Political Thought." Advanced undergraduate seminar.

"Democratic Political Thought." Advanced undergraduate seminar.

"Feminist Interpretations of Modern Political Thought." Advanced undergraduate seminar, cross-listed Women's and Ethnic Studies.

"Queer Politics." Advanced undergraduate seminar, cross-listed Women's and Ethnic Studies.

Lecturer, Flagler College, Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

"Introduction to Women's Studies." Introductory undergraduate seminar.

"Introduction to Political Thought I." Introductory undergraduate seminar.

Graduate Instructor, University of Florida, Spring 2014 - Fall 2015

"Sexuality Studies." Intermediate undergraduate lecture-style course.

"Problems of Democracy." Advanced undergraduate seminar.

"Political Ideologies." Introductory undergraduate lecture-style course. 

Teaching Assistant, University of Florida, Fall 2010 - Fall 2013

"Facets of Sustainability" with Professor Leslie P. Thiele.

"American Federal Government" with Professor Marcus Hendershot.

"Introduction to International Relations" with Professor Laura Sjoberg.

"Introduction to Political Theory" with Professor Daniel I. O'Neill.

"American Federal Government with Professor Michael Martinez.

"State and Local Politics" with Professor Daniel Smith. 

Professional service

Manuscript reviewer for Lexington Books, Political Theory, Law & Social Inquiry, Theory & EventContinuum: A journal of media and cultural studies, and Politics & Gender.

Commencement invocation and benediction, Flagler College (Spring 2019).

Faculty sponsor for Liberated Bodies, a sex education and consent advocacy club at Flagler College (Fall 2019). 

Faculty mentor, Loper2Loper First Year Experience Mentoring Program, University of Nebraska Kearney (Fall 2018)

Faculty representative and speaker, Blue & Gold Welcome Convocation, University of Nebraska Kearney (Fall 2017; Fall 2018).

Non-scientist member of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at University of Nebraska Kearney (Fall 2018)

Member of American Democracy Project Advisory Committee at University of Nebraska Kearney (Spring 2018 - Fall 2018)

Member of Women's, Gender, and Ethnic Studies Advisory Council at University of Nebraska Kearney (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018). 

Secretary and Building Steward for University of Nebraska Kearney Educational Association (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018). 

Member of Program Committee for the Association for Political Theory (2016 - 2017).

Member of Mentoring Committee and Mentor for the Association for Political Theory (2017 - Present).

Faculty sponsor for Locke and Key Society, the political science club at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (Fall 2016 - Fall 2018). 

Professional memberships

American Political Science Association

Association for Political Theory

Southern Political Science Association

Western Political Science Association

Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

References

Available upon request

© 2018 by Lorna Bracewell