The College of Liberal Arts Congratulates Dr. Shira Tarrant for being offered the Glidden Professorship

September 21, 2011

Ohio University has generously offered the Glidden Professorship to Dr. Shira Tarrant for Spring 2012.

Dr. Tarrant received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). An unconventional feminist redefining gender rights, Dr. Tarrant is the author of Men and Feminism (Seal Press) and When Sex Became Gender (Routledge). She is also the editor of the provocative anthology Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex and Power(Routledge). Tarrant’s next book, Fashion Talks: Undressing the Power of Style, will be out soon (SUNY Press).

Her writing appears in Bitch MagazineBUST MagazineAlterNetJezebel, the Ms. Magazine BlogWomen’s Studies QuarterlyThe Huffington Post, and in various journals, anthologies, and encyclopedias. Dr. Tarrant is a frequent speaker at college campuses and public venues across the country, and she is quoted widely in global media. Reporters from The Globe and MailThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe Baltimore SunThe Denver PostForbes, WBAI-FM, KPFT-FM, CNN, and CBS have relied on Dr. Tarrant’s expertise on politics and gender issues. Read more at