Natalie Fuehrer Taylor (American Politics)
Contact Information & Background:
Associate Professor 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.