Professor — Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vice Provost, Professor
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone: 512-232-3310
- Office: MAI 201
- Campus Mail Code: G1000
Gretchen Ritter specializes in studies of American politics and gender politics from a historical and theoretical perspective. Professor Ritter has been a Faculty Fellow at Princeton University, a Liberal Arts Fellow at Harvard Law School, and has received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship. She is the Director of the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at UT.
Dr. Ritter is the author of two books. Her first book, Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of Finance in America was published by Cambridge University Press in 1997. Her second book, The Constitution as Social Design: Gender and Civic Membership in the American Constitutional Order was recently published by Stanford University Press. She also has a co-edited book (with Desmond King, Robert Lieberman and Laurence Whitehead), entitled Democratization in America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009). She has published articles, reviews and essays in numerous peer reviewed journals in law, political science, sociology, and women studies.