Rosanne Kennedy received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Politics from the New School for Social Research. She received her B.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley.
In addition to serving as an affiliated faculty member at Union Institute & University in the Ph.D. program of Interdisciplinary Studies since 2011, she teaches Modern Political Theory/Thought, Continental Philosophy and Feminist Theory at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University.
Her current research interests include Modern Political Theory, French Feminisms, Poststructuralist Thought/Deconstruction, Rousseau Studies, Masculinity Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Literary Theory. Her first book, Rousseau and Drag: Deconstructing Gender has just been released (January 2012) by Palgrave.