Drucilla Cornell

Drucilla Cornell is Professor of Political Science, Comparative Literature, and Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

Seven Theses on Trump

The response to the election of Donald Trump has been sweeping and swift. Massive and continual protests have taken place in a number of cities across the United States. Students have led walkouts and called for the creation of sanctuaries on many university campuses. A petition calling on the members of the Electoral College to…

Reflections on 9/11

The Other 9/11

Presentation at “The Other 9/11,” Pace University, September 9, 2011. In my remarks tonight, I want to reflect on the significance of 9/11 for us today, and by “us” I do not simply mean the citizens of the United States, although they will be the focus of my address. Everybody throughout the world has been…

Revolutionary Possibility Today

Libya Prayers

  I am proudly part of a generation whose life was framed by a revolutionary commitment to socialist alternatives to capitalism, which for me always included struggles against racial and sexist oppression. Many of my generation—I was a teenager during the 1960s—have forsaken their radical past. Book after book has come out about how many…