Catharine MacKinnon

1946 - Today

Catharine MacKinnon

Catharine Alice MacKinnon (born October 7, 1946) is an American radical feminist legal scholar, activist, and author. She is the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, where she has been tenured since 1990, and the James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. From 2008 to 2012, she was the special gender adviser to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.As an expert on international law, constitutional law, political and legal theory, and jurisprudence, MacKinnon focuses on women's rights and sexual abuse and exploitation, including sexual harassment, rape, prostitution, sex trafficking and pornography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catharine MacKinnon has received more than 523,350 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 358th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Catharine MacKinnon ranks 357 out of 426Before her are Wang Dan, Stokely Carmichael, Stephen Mallory, Sylvia Rivera, Mary Edwards Walker, and Aslı Erdoğan. After her are Fazu Aliyeva, Robert Emmet, Henry Spira, Yun Hyon-seok, Daniel De Leon, and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.

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Among people born in 1946, Catharine MacKinnon ranks 428Before her are Peter Sutherland, Brian Henton, Ali Parvin, Helen Shapiro, Pearlette Louisy, and Stephen Hunter. After her are Charles Asati, Blair Brown, Joe Spano, Francesco Montenegro, Nader Al-Dahabi, and Marc Faber.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Catharine MacKinnon ranks 6,577 out of 12,171Before her are Stubby Kaye (1918), Barry Mazur (1937), Nancy Walker (1922), Marion Jones (1975), Chris Owen (1980), and George Thorogood (1950). After her are Courtney B. Vance (1960), Arthur Dove (1880), Ken Jeong (1969), Hassler Whitney (null), Jason Kidd (1973), and Granville Woods (1856).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Catharine MacKinnon ranks 57Before her are Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Lucy Parsons (1853), Otto Warmbier (1994), Afeni Shakur (1947), Sylvia Rivera (1951), and Mary Edwards Walker (null). After her are Ralph Abernathy (1926), Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890), Aaron Swartz (1986), Dorothea Dix (1802), Dorothy Height (1912), and Rachel Corrie (1979).

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