Department Chair:
Marc Blecher

Administrative Assistant:
Tracy Tucker

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8487
Fax: (440) 775-8898

Rice Hall, Room 216
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Sonia Kruks

Sonia Kruks

Robert S. Danforth Professor

Contact Information


ON LEAVE 2016-17
(440) 775-8496

Sonia Kruks

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Leeds, 1968
  • MSc, London School of Economics, 1970
  • Doctor of Philosophy, London School of Economics, 1977

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Curriculum Vitae

SONIA KRUKS Robert S. Danforth Professor of Politics, received her B.A. from the University of Leeds, U.K., and received her Ph.D. in Government from the London School of Economics. She has published books and articles on twentieth-century European political thought and contemporary feminist political theory, particularly focusing on Simone de Beauvoir. She teaches courses on political theory from ancient times to the present, recent Continental Theory and theories of democracy, and theories of social power.

Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity