Ann Ferguson

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Ann Ferguson
Born (1938-03-06) 6 March 1938 (age 77)
Website Official website
Institutions University of Massachusetts Amherst
Main interests
Feminist theory

Ann Ferguson (born 6 March 1938),[1] is an American philosopher, and Professor Emerita of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[2] She served as Amherst's director of women’s studies from 1995 to 2001.[3] She is known for her work on feminist theory.

She established the Ann Ferguson Women and Gender Studies Scholarship in 2007.[4]

Selected books[edit]

  • Ferguson, Ann (1989). Blood at the root: motherhood, sexuality and male dominance. London: Pandora. ISBN 9780044404453. 
  • Ferguson, Ann (1991). Sexual democracy: women, oppression, and revolution. Boulder, Coloradp: Westview Press. ISBN 9780813307473. 
  • Ferguson, Ann; Bar On, Bat-Ami (1998). Daring to be good: essays in feminist ethico-politics. New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415915540. 
  • Ferguson, Ann; Nagel, Mechthild (2009). Dancing with Iris the philosophy of Iris Marion Young. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195389111. 
  • Ferguson, Ann; Jónasdóttir, Anna G (2014). Love: a question for feminism in the twenty-first century. New York: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality. ISBN 9780415704298. 


  1. ^ "Ferguson, Ann". Library of Congress. Retrieved 5 June 2014. Sources - found: Daring to be good, 1998: CIP t.p. (Ann Ferguson) data sheet (b. 03-06-1938) 
  2. ^ "GEXcel:Gendering EXcellence - Centre of Gender Excellence: Ferguson, Ann, Professor". University of Massachusetts Amherst. 
  3. ^ "Women's Studies UMass Amherst Newsletter Fall 2001". University of Massachusetts Amherst. Fall 2001. 
  4. ^ "University of Massachusetts Amherst Women's Studies News". University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

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