Anne McClintock is the Simone de Beauvoir Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at UW-Madison. She has been the recipient of many awards, including two MacArthur-SSRC Fellowships. She is the author of Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest. Imperial Leather was chosen to be one of 300 books to be published online by the ACLS E-History project and is currently being translated into Portuguese.
McClintock has written short biographies of Olive Schreiner and Simone de Beauvoir and a monograph on madness, sexuality and colonialism called Double Crossings. She has co-edited Dangerous Liaisons with Ella Shohat and Aamir Mufti , as well as two special journal issues, one on sex work and one on race and queer theory. McClintock has written over 40 articles and reviews, and has given numerous keynote addresses and lectures in the U.S. and abroad on sexuality, race, gender, nationalism, imperialism, photography, visual culture, and contemporary culture in a wide range of prominent venues and journals, including Critical Inquiry, Transition, Social Text, New Formations, Feminist Review, The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian (London), The Times Literary Supplement, The Village Voice, and The Women’s Review of Books, among others. Her articles and essays have been widely reprinted and anthologized both in the U.S. and internationally.
Her creative non-fiction book Skin Hunger. A Chronicle of Sex, Desire and Money is forthcoming from Jonathan Cape. Her anthology The Sex Work Reader is forthcoming from Vintage; and Screwing the System, a collection of essays on sexuality and power, is forthcoming from Routledge. She is working on a new book called Paranoid Empire: Specters from Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib, which has been solicited for consideration by Yale University Press.
McClintock has been awarded numerous Artist Residency Fellowships at Macdowell, Yaddo, Blue Mountain, VCCA and Dorland. Her work has been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Taiwanese and Madarin.