Norco College, USA
Spring Term 2016
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 is currently 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 “Bias in Social Science Experiments,” Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science ed. by Lee McIntyre and Alex Rosenberg (December 2016);"Natural Experiments and Pluralism in Political Science," Philosophy of Social Science (2015); "The Measure of Democracy: Coding in Political Science," in Standardization in Measurement: Philosophical, Historical and Sociological Issues ed. by Oliver Schlaudt and Lara Huber (2015); "Feminism, Causation, and Mixed Methods Research," The Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Inquiry edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and R. Burke Johnson (2015); and "Feminist Standpoint Theory” in Philosophy of Social Science: A New Introduction edited by Nancy Cartwright and Eleonora Montuschi (2014). She is on the editorial boards of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy and Feminist Philosophical Quarterly.
Sharon also hikes, bikes, and knits (let me know if you need a hat or scarf).