Short bio: Clare Chambers is University Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and a Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Her field is political philosophy. She is the author of Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State (Oxford University Press, 2017); Sex, Culture, and Justice: The Limits of Choice (Penn State University Press, 2008); Teach Yourself Political Philosophy: A Complete Introduction (with Phil Parvin, Hodder, 2012); and numerous articles and chapters on feminist and liberal political philosophy.

Long bio: Clare Chambers is University Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and a Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Her field is contemporary political philosophy. Her main interests are: contemporary feminist theory, including marriage and personal relationships, the body, beauty and appearance, and liberal and radical feminism; contemporary liberal theory, including equality, autonomy, multiculturalism, and Rawlsian theory; and theories of social construction, including feminist and post-structural work. She is the author of Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State (Oxford University Press, 2017); Sex, Culture, and Justice: The Limits of Choice (Penn State University Press, 2008); Teach Yourself Political Philosophy: A Complete Introduction (with Phil Parvin, Hodder, 2012); and numerous articles and chapters on political philosophy. Her work is regularly featured outside academia, and she engages in impact work.

Before coming to Cambridge in 2006 Clare Chambers was Mary Somerville Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College, University of Oxford and, before that, Lecturer in Political Theory at the London School of Economics. She has a D.Phil in Political Theory from the University of Oxford (DPIR and Nuffield College).

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Previous Career and Visiting Positions

Berkeley-view2013: Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, Boalt School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

d98173467377ce0d39de994460ee5166cb251d2010: Early Career Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

182_10022943487_6992_n2009: Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, Boalt School of Law
University of California, Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

8047737867_082a9fd10e_z2004-6: Mary Somerville Junior Research Fellow, Somerville College
Member of the Centre for the Study of Social Justice
Lecturer in Politics, St. Anne’s and Christ Church Colleges
University of Oxford

 

 

 

 

lse_1839861c2002-4: Lecturer in Political Theory, Government Department
London School of Economics and Political Science

 

 

 

 

 

65973_10151461650905699_254660765_n1999-2003: DPhil in Political Theory, Department of Politics and IR
University of Oxford

 

 

 

 

 

105_515686653256_4528_n1998-9: MSc in Political Theory (with Distinction), Government Department
London School of Economics and Political Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-horse-guards-300-52ca14977da3d8602d3e6cc7567e14221997-8: Fast Stream Civil Servant, Cabinet Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

11699_StAnnes1994-7: BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Double First), St. Anne’s College
University of Oxford