Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1984)

Research Interests/Specialties

Women and Politics / Gender and Politics Reproductive Politics and the Law Bioethics Masculinity

Biographical Notes

Professor Daniels has taught at Rutgers since 1992. She has formerly served as the department chair (2009-2012) and currently serves as the Associate Campus Dean for Douglass College. Daniels is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Rutgers University ‘Faculty Diversity Award (2012),’ awarded for outstanding achievement in contributing to the diversity of the University faculty. She is a native of the Jersey shore (Pt. Pleasant).

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants

Faculty Diversity Award, 2012

Office of the President, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

- Awarded for outstanding achievement in contributing to diversity of the University faculty

Faculty Fellowship Award, 1998, 2000, and 2003

Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Victoria Schuck Award, 1994

American Political Science Association

- Awarded for the best book in the Field of Women and Politics for At Women's Expense: State Power and the Politics of Fetal Rights (Harvard University Press, 1993).

Hermon Dunlap Smith Fellow, 1989-1990

Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College

Women's Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 1982

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Dissertation Fellowship, 1982-1983.

American Association of University Women

Selected Publications

Professor Daniel's has published widely on questions of gender equality, racial and class politics, fetal rights and reproductive politics, violence against women, labor politics and the law. Her most recent book is Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction (Oxford University Press, 2006). She is also the author of:

She has also authored

  • "Shifting Gender Paradigms: Johnson Controls, Fetal Rights and the Politics of Protectionism," Policy Studies Review (Winter 91-92)
  • "Fetal Interventions: Biomedical Issues in Maternal/Fetal Politics," Medicine Unbound: The Human Body and the Limits of Medical Interventions, R.Blank and A. Bonnicksen, eds., Vol. III in Emerging Issues in Biomedical Policy series. (Columbia University Press, 1993)
  • "No Place Like Home," Feminist Frameworks: Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations Between Men and Women, 3rd edition, Jaggar & Rothenberg, eds. (McGraw Hill, 1992)
  • "Gender Difference, Fetal Rights and the Politics of Protectionism," From Abortion to Reproductive Freedom, M.Fried, ed. (South End Press, 1990)

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