Nancy Hartsock (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972) is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. She is a political theorist with research interests in contemporary feminist, Marxist, and critical theory. She is the author of Money, Sex, and Power: Toward a Feminist Historical Materialism (Northeastern, 1984), The Feminist Standpoint Revisited (Westview, 1998), and co-editor of Building Feminist Theory (Longman, 1981). She is on the editorial/advisory boards of Cultural Critique, Political Research Quarterly and other journals. Some of her recent research has appeared in such articles as "Rethinking Modernism: Minority vs. Majority Theories", "Foucault on Power: A Theory for Women?", "Postmodernism and Political Change: Issues in Feminist Theory", "Masculinity, Heroism, and the Making of War."Hartsock teaches graduate courses on the philosophy of social science, twentieth century Marxism, and contemporary feminist theory.