Rosalind Pollack Petchesky (born August 16, 1942) is an American political scientist, and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Hunter College, City University of New York. She is the founder of the International Reproductive Rights Research Action Group (IRRAG).
Petchesky, Rosalind P. (2000), "Sexual rights: inventing a concept, mapping an international practice", in Parker, Richard G.; Barbosa, Regina M.; Aggleton, Peter, Framing the sexual subject: the politics of gender, sexuality, and power, Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 81–103, ISBN9780520218383.Preview.
Petchesky, Rosalind P. (1997), "Spiraling discourses of reproductive and sexual rights", in Tronto, Joan C.; Cohen, Cathy J.; Jones, Kathleen B., Women transforming politics: an alternative reader, New York: New York University Press, ISBN9780814715581.Preview.