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About Drucilla K. Barker

Drucilla Barker is the Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies. Her tenure is in the Department of Anthropology. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois in 1988, and her B.A. in philosophy from Sonoma State University in 1980.
Dr. Barker's co-authored book with Susan F. Feiner, Liberating Economics: Feminist Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization, University of Michigan Press 2004, earned distinction as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title in 2005. She has co-edited two anthologies with Dr. Edith Kuiper, Towards a Feminist Philosophy of Economics, Routledge, 2003, and Feminist Economics and the World Bank: History, Theory, and Policy, Routledge 2006. Her published articles, ranging from explorations of the gendered nature of economic efficiency to postmodern explorations of social science methodologies, have been published in Feminist Economics, Signs, and Hypatia. She is a founding member of the International Association for Feminist Economics.


Present Director of Women's and Gender Studies Program, University of South Carolina
Present Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, University of South Carolina

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

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  • Feminist Economics
  • Women and Economics
  • Gender and the Economy
  • International Political Economy
  • Economics and the Environment
  • Radical Political Economy
  • Feminist Theory
  • Introduction to Women's Studies
  • Seminar in Women's Studies
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Development

Contact Information

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(803) 777-4007


Articles (11)

Books (4)

Contributions to Books (19)