Marymount Manhattan

Department of
Sociology

Jessica Blatt

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Coordinator, Politics and Human Rights

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Jessica Blatt joined Marymount Manhattan College in 2010. Before coming to the College, she taught American politics at Sarah Lawrence College.

Professor Blatt’s research focuses on American political thought and particularly how ideas about difference—race, gender, class, and other categories—interact with political discourse and public policy. She is working on a book on racial thought and the origins of the discipline of political science in America. She teaches courses on media and politics, public policy, American electoral politics, and race, among other topics.

Title/Position

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Coordinator, Politics and Human Rights

Department

Political Science

Email

jblatt@mmm.edu

Phone/Ext

646-393-4138

Degree(s)

B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., New School for Social Research
Ph.D., New School for Social Research