Department of Political Science, Legal, and Urban Studies

Carole Sheffield

Office: Raubinger 436
Phone: 973-720-2508
Office Hours: Fall 2017: Mondays, 1:00-2:00; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:45-5:30. Other hours by appointment only.

Department: Political Science

Area Specialization
Political socialization, political theory, feminist theory, and sexual violence

Carole Sheffield got her Bachelor's degree from Eastern Connecticut State College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Miami University, Ohio. She began at William Paterson in 1973. Her area of specialization is Political Theory, Political Socialization, and Feminist Theory. She also teaches courses in Women's Studies. She is the author of, among other works, "Sexual Terrorism," in Women: A Feminist Perspective, ed. Jo Freeman (1994); "Hate-Violence in the U.S.," in Race, Class and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study ed. Paula Rothenberg (3rd. ed., 1994); and "The Invisible Intruder: Women's Experiences of Obscene Phone Calls" in Violence Against Women: The Bloody Footprints, ed. Pauline Bart and Eileen Moran (1993). In October 1997, she was named New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The American Political Science Association and Pi Sigma Alpha (the national honor society in political science) have also honored her for outstanding teaching.