University of California, Berkeley
Humanities and Arts
Literature and Language Studies
Judith Butler is a distinguished, innovative and influential feminist scholar in today's academy. The winner of multiple international prizes, she is also renowned for her work in the public sphere advocating for humanities education, academic freedom, and human rights. Her books include Gender Trouble (1990), Bodies That Matter (1993), and Precarious Life (2004), have been translated into more than twenty languages and have significantly shaped the evolution of gender and sexuality studies, critical theory and other related fields in the humanities and social sciences dedicated to the pursuit of social justice.