Kenney's research interests include sexual assault on campus, women’s imprisonment, women and leadership, gender and judging, judicial selection, feminist social movements, women and electoral politics, the European Court of Justice, exclusionary employment policies, and pregnancy discrimination.
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Makes a nonessentialist case for more women judges.
Commissions entry in the Oxford Handbook of Feminism and Law in the United States.
Compares policies that exclude women from hazardous work.
Elaborates on a backlash against feminisim.
Reviews four texts that analyze women in political institutions in order to develop a more general theory of gendered institutions. Ships on women in political institutions will be advanced by continuing to look beyond the confines of the traditional subfields of political science, drawing on interdisciplinary work in feminist theory, critical race theory, and the sociology of work.