Rice University

Department of English

Rosemary Hennessy








Ph.D., Syracuse University
L. H. Favrot Professor of Humanities
Department Chair

Office: Herring Hall 331
Chair's Office: Herring Hall 226
Phone: 713-348-2666
Email: Rosemary.Hennessy@rice.edu


Rosemary Hennessy is the L. H. Favrot Professor of Humanities in English and the English Department Chair. Her publications include NAFTA From Below: Maquiladora Workers, Campesinos, and Indigenous Communities Speak Back (2006), Profit and Pleasure: Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism (2000), Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women’s Lives (1997), and Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse (1993). Her research interests include feminist culture theory, sexuality studies, and U.S.-Mexican studies. Professor Hennessy's new book on the cultures of transnational organizing, Fires on the Borderwas published in December 2013.