Prof. Cynthia Enloe

Cynthia Enloe
Research Professor
Clark University
United States
Bio

Cynthia Enloe is Research Professor of International Development, Community, and Environment Graduate at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) and the author of 14 books, including Bananas, Beaches and Bases (updated, 2014). Enloe’s feminist teaching and research have focused on the interplay of women’s politics in the local, national and international arenas, with special attention to women in globalized factories (especially sneaker factories) and to diverse women’s experiences of, ideas about in wars and militarized cultures.Her publications have been translated into Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Swedish, Icelandic and French. She has been awarded honorary doctorates by SOAS (University of London) and the University of Lund (Sweden). Her newest book (October, 2017) is The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging 'Sustainable' Patriarchy. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Connecticut College, Union College, Clark University and the University of Lund, Sweden.