Sharon Crasnow taught from 1992-2016 at Norco College where she is now Distinguished Professor Emerita. She also is a research associate at the Centre for Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) at Durham University in the UK. Sharon’s work is focused on epistemological issues surrounding social science methodologies with particular attention to political science and feminist methodology. She was a visiting professor in Gender Studies at LSE in Winter 2018. During that period she also participated in the Narrative Science Project led by Mary Morgan. She is co-editing the Routledge Handbook for Feminist Philosophy of Science (due out in late 2020) and the Lexington book series Feminist Strategies. She is co-chair of the FEMMSS (Feminist Epistemology Metaphysics Methodology and Science Studies) Steering Committee and is a past-president of the Society for Analytic Feminism.
Recent publications include “Feminist Philosophy of Science as Social Epistemology,” in The Routledge Handbook of
Social Epistemology ed. by Miranda Fricker, Peter J. Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj Pedersen, and Jeremy Wyatt, Routledge, 2019, “Political Science Methodology: A Plea for Pluralism,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 2018, Contemporary Standpoint Theory: Tensions, Integrations, and Extensions,” in Bloomsbury Companion to Feminism and Analytic Philosophy, ed. by Pieranna Garavaso, Bloomsbury Press, 2018, and “Process Tracing in Political Science: What’s the Story?” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 2017.
Sharon also hikes, bikes, and knits (let me know if you need a hat or scarf).