Dr. Joan W. Scott



Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at Princeton University.

Institute for Advanced Study
School of Social Science
Einstein Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540

Academic Assistant:
Nancy Cotterman


Some Recent Publications

Scott, J. W. (2013). The Fantasy of Feminist History. Durham: Duke University Press.

Scott, J. W. (2010). The Politics of the Veil. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Scott, J. W. (2009). Théorie Critique de l’Histoire: Identités, expériences, politiques. París: Fayard.



Scott, J. W. (2012). “The Vexed Relationship of Emancipation and Equality”. History of the Present, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 148-168.

Scott, J. W. (2012). “The Incommensurability of Psychoanalysis and History”. History and Theory, no. 51, pp. 63-83.

Scott, J. W. (2011-2012). “The Provocations of Enduring Friendship”. Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 28-39.

Scott, J. W. (2011). “Storytelling”. History and Theory, no. 50, pp. 203-209.

Scott, J. W. (2009). “Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom”. Social Research, vol. 76, no. 2, pp. 451-480.

Scott, J. W. (2009). “Finding Critical History”, en Banner, J. & Gillis, J., eds. Becoming Historians. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 26-53.

Scott, J. W. (2008). “Unanswered Questions”. American Historical Review, vol. 113, no. 5, pp. 1422-1430.

Scott, J. W. (2007). “History-Writing as Critique”, en Jenkins, K., Morgan, S. & Munslow, A., eds. Manifestos for History. London: Routledge, pp. 19-38.

Scott, J. W. (2004). “Feminism’s History”. Journal of Women’s History, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 10-29.

Scott, J. W. (2005). “Against Eclecticism”. Differences, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 114-137.

Scott, J. W. (2001). “Fantasy Echo: History and the Construction of Identity”. Critical Inquiry, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 284-304.