Rosi Braidotti (B.A. Hons. Australian National University, 1978; PhD Université de Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1981; Senior Fulbright Scholar, 1994; Doctor Honoris Causae in Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 2007; Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion, 2005; Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2009) is Distinguished University Professor and founding Director of the Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University. She was the founding professor of Gender Studies in the Humanities at Utrecht (1988-2005) and the first scientific director of the Netherlands Research School of Women's Studies. In 2005–2006, she was the Leverhulme Trust, Visiting Professorship in the Law School of Birckbeck College, University of London. In 2001–2003, she held the Jean Monnet Visiting Chair at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European Institute in Florence. In 1994-1995 she was a fellow in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
A world figure in gender and critical theory, she set up in 1989 the Network of Interdisciplinary Women's Studies in Europe (NOI&SE) within the Erasmus Programme. From 1997 to 2005 she was the founding scientific director of the SOCRATES Thematic Network for European Women’s Studies ATHENA, which was awarded in 2010 the Erasmus Prize of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission for outstanding contribution to social inclusion.
An established scholar in the field of Continental philosophy and epistemology, feminist and gender theories and post-structuralist thought.
Among her book publications: Nomadic Subjects (second edition, revised and enlarged, 2011, Columbia University Press);La Philosophie, là oú on ne l’attend pas, Larousse, Paris, 2009; Egy nomád térképei. Feminizmus a poztmodern után, Balassi Kiado, Budapest, 2007; Transpositions: on Nomadic Ethics, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2006; Feminismo, diferencia sexual y subjetividad nomade, Gedisa, Barcelona, 2004; Op doorreis: nomadisch denken in de 21ste eeuw, Boom, Amsterdam, 2004; In Metamorfosi, Filtrinelli, Milano 2003 (2002, Polity Press); Metamorphoses: Towards a Materialist Theory of Becoming, Polity Press, Cambridge 2002; Baby Boomers: Vite parallele dagli anni Cinquanta ai Cinquant’anni, Giunti, Florence 2003; Nouvi soggetti nomadi, Luca Sossella editore, Roma 2002; Metamorphoses. Toward a Materialistic Theory of Becoming, Cambridge, Polity Press 2002; Nomadic Subjects (1994, Columbia University Press), Patterns of Dissonance (1991, Polity Press). She has edited 5 volumes in Dutch on feminist issues. She also edited (with Gabriele Griffin) Thinking differently: a reader in European women’s studies, (2002, Zed Books), (with Nina Lykke) Between Monsters, Goddesses and Cyborgs (1996, Zed Books), and co-authored: Women, the Environment and Sustainable Development (1994, Zed Books).
Chapters in books: “The Posthuman Predicament”, in The Scientific Imaginary in Visual Culture, ed. Anneke Smelik, V&R Unipress: Goettingen, 2010, pp. 69-89; “Meta(l)flesh”, in The Future of Flesh: Bodily Mutation and Change, ed. Zoe Detsi-Diamanti, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou and Effie Yiannopoulou, Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2009, pp. 241-261; “On becoming Europeans”, in Women Migrants from East to West. Gender. Mobility and Belonging in contemporary Europe, ed. Luisa Passerini, Dawn Lyon, Enrica Capussoti and Loanna Laliotou, Berghahn Books: New York and Oxford, 2007, pp 23-45. “The Ethics of Becoming-Imperceptible”, in Deleuze and Philosophy, ed. Constantin Boundas, Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, 2006, pp. 133-159. “The Becoming-Minoritarian of Europe”, in Deleuze and the Contemporary World, ed. Adrian Parr and Ian Buchanan, Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, 2006, pp. 79-94. Several entries for the Deleuze Dictionary, ed. Adrian Parr, Edinburgh University Press Several entries for the Deleuze Dictionary, ed. Adrian Parr, Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, 2005, pp. 148-150, 209-211, 237-240, 302-304 and 306-307; London and New York, 2004, pp. 162-172; “Meta(l)morfosi”, in Umano, Post-Umano. Potere, sapere, etica nell’eta globale, Editori Riuniti: Roma, 2004, pp. 79-115
Some articles in journals: ‘Animals, Anomalies and Inorganic Others: De-oedipalizing the Animal Other’, in PMLA, vol. 124, no. 2, March 2009, pp. 526-532; ‘In Spite of the Time: The Postsecular Turn in Feminism’, in Theory, Culture and Society, vol. 25, no. 6, 2008, pp. 1-24; ‘Feminist Epistomologies after Postmodernism: critiquing science, technology and globalisation’, in: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, Vol. 32, no. 1, March 2007, pp 65-74. ‘A‘Posthuman, All Too Human. Towards a New Process Ontology, in Theory, Culture and Society, Vol. 23 (7-8), 2006, pp 197-208. ‘Affirmation versus Vulnerability: On Contemporary Ethical Debates’, in Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, vol. 10, no. 1, Spring / Printemps 2006, pp 235-254. Affirming the affirmitive: On Nomadic Affectivity’, in The Becoming-Deleuzoguattarian of Queer Studies, ed. Michael O'Rourke, University College, Dublin. In: Rhizomes nr. 11, fall 2005. http://www.rhizomes.net/issue11/braidotti.html. Critical Cartography of Feminist Post-postmodernism’, in: Australian Feminist Studies, nr. 47, volume 20, July 2005, pp 169-180; ‘Gender and power in a post-nationalist European Union’, in: Nora: Nordic Journal of Women’s Studies, nr. 3, volume 12, November 2004, pp130-143; ‘Feministische filosofieën’, in: Gender: tijdschrift voor genderstudies, nr. 4, zevende jaargang, 2004, pp. 8-23; Translation into Hebrew of ‘Nomadic sustainable Ethics’, for A. Herzog, in State and Society- ‘Ethics and Politcs in Times of Conflict, Israel, 2004.