Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1980
Feminist theory, as well as feminist literary criticism, literary theory and theories of reading
Patrocinio P. Schweickart, Professor of English and Women's Studies, is widely published in the area of feminist theory, as well as feminist literary criticism. She is co-editor, with Elizabeth A. Flynn, of Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts (1986). Her publications include Reading Ourselves: Toward a Feminist Theory of Reading; Engendering Critical Discourse (1987); Reading, Teaching, and the Ethic of Care (1990); and What Are We Doing? What Do We Want? Who Are We? Comprehending the Subject of Feminism (1995). She was editor of NWSA Journal from 1990-1997. She is currently working with Elizabeth Flynn on a volume of essays, Reading Sites: Gender, Race, Class, Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation.