Anne Norton is Alfred Cass Term Chair Professor of Political Science and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Norton has authored numerous books, chapters and articles on American popular culture and political theory. Her most recent books are Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire (Yale University Press, 2004) and 95 Theses on Politics, Culture, and Method (Yale University Press, 2003). Her research has included a study of American political culture; the role of time in political theory, ethics, and historical methods; and issues of authority and sexuality in the education, reign and deposition of Maharajah Jai Singh of Alwar.
Norton received her B.A, M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
For more information about Anne Norton, visit her website at http://www.ssc.upenn.edu/polisci/faculty/bios/norton.html.