Natalie Fuehrer Taylor (American Politics)
Contact Information & Background:
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science
Pi Sigma Alpha Advisor
Ladd 306b, Phone: 580-5243
Ph.D. & M.A. received Fordham University
B.A. received Kenyon College
Fellowships, Grants, Awards
Skidmore College Faculty Development Grant, 2007
Bradley Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2001-2002
Fordham University Dissertation Fellowship, 2000-2001
Earhart Fellowship, academic years 1997-1998, 1999-2000.
Presidential Scholarship, Fordham University, academic years, 1995-2000, inclusive.
Graduate Assistantship, Fordham University, academic years 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1998-1999.
Books and Manuscripts
A Political Companion to Henry Adams, edited and with an introduction by Natalie Fuehrer Taylor (University Press of Kentucky, August 2010).
The Rights of Woman as Chimera: the Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft. (Routledge, 2007)
Language and Revolution in Burke, Wollstonecraft, Paine, and Godwin by Jane Hodson, Modern Philology (forthcoming).
Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of Manners by Laura Claridge, First Principles, www.firstprinciplesjournal.com (March 31, 2009).
The Burke-Wollstonecraft Debate: Savagery, Civilization, and Democracy by Daniel I. O’Neill, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2008.
The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance, and Illusion by Janet M. Martin, Perspectives on Political Science, Vol. 33, No. 1, Winter 2004.
The Jane Addams Reader edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain and Jane Addams and The Dream of American Democracy by Jean Bethke Elshtain, Society, Vol. 40, No. 3, March/April 2003.
Real Choices: Feminism, Freedom, and the Limits of the Law by Beth Kiyko Jamieson, Perspectives on Political Science, Vol. 32, No. 2, Spring 2003.
The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men by Christina Hoff Sommers, Society, Winter 2002.
Woman, Nature, and the Art of Politics by Eduardo Velásquez, Perspectives on Political Science, Volume 30, number 2, Spring 2001.
Articles and Book Chapters
“The Flowers of Freedom or the New Tyranny: Science, Art, & Religion in Henry Adams’ Esther” in A Political Companion to Henry Adams, edited by Natalie Fuehrer Taylor.
“The Personal is Political: Women’s Magazines for the ‘I’m-not-a-feminist-but’ Generation” in What Do Women Want?: Feminism and Contemporary Popular Culture, edited by Lilly Goren. (University ofKentucky Press, 2009).
"Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem: the Popular Transformation of American Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century", Natalie Fuehrer and Daryl Tress in The History of American Political Thought, edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jeffrey Sikkenga, June 2003.
"The Landscape of Democracy", Legal Studies Forum, Summer 1998. (In this article I consider Henry Adams' use of a landscape painted by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot in his novel Democracy. I suggest that Henry Adams understands nineteenth American politics in much the same way as Corot understands painting.)
Participation at Professional Conferences
The Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, April 2009, panel discussant, “The Ethics of Happiness.”
The Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association, August 2008, panel discussant, “Feminist History of Political Thought.”
The Annual Meeting of the Northeast Political Science Association, November 2007, paper, “The Flowers of Freedom or the New Tyranny: The Princes of Art, Science, & Religion in Henry Adams’Esther.”
The Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association, September 2007, paper, “A Vindication of the Novel: Jane Austen’s Reading of Mary Wollstonecraft.”
The Annual Meetings of the American Political Science Association, September 2006, chair and discussant, “Rousseau’s Continuing Influences on and Critique of the Literary Arts.”
The Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, January 2005, roundtable, “Teaching Feminist Theory.”
The Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2004, paper, “The Flowers of Freedom or the New Tyranny: The Princes of Art, Science, & Religion in Henry Adams’ Esther”
The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2004, paper “A Vindication of Marriage: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Legacy to Second Wave Feminism’s Daughters”
The Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (Politics & Literature Section), August 2002, panel discussant: “Educating Citizens”.
The Annual Meeting of the Southern Science Association, November 2001, paper: “Navigating the Land of Chimeras: Wollstonecraft Departure of Locke”
The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 2001, paper presented: “The Land of Chimeras: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Critique of Rousseau’s Natural Rights Theory”.
The Annual Meeting of the Northeast Political Science Association, November 1999, paper: presented: “Aristotle’s Treatment of Gender: A Reconciliation with Our Feminist Mothers”.
The Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (Politics & Literature Section), September 1999, panel discussant: “America as a Literary Idea”.
“What the Pretty Woman Can Learn from the Hyena in Petticoats: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Lessons for Julia Roberts & the ‘Post-feminist’ Generation,” University of Notre Dame, February 2007.