Jennet Kirkpatrick is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. 

Professor Kirkpatrick work focuses on resistance and political theory. She is the author of Uncivil Disobedience: Studies in Violence and Democratic Politics (Princeton University Press, 2008) and she has published articles in Political Theory, The Review of Politics, Dissent, Contemporary Political Theory, American Political Thought, and Perspectives on Politics

Her second book, The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics (University of North Carolina Press, 2017), examines how exit can be used to highlight and resist injustices. 

In addition to her interest in resistance, Professor Kirkpatrick also teaches and writes about morality and politics and feminist theory. She earned her B.A. in Politics from Mount Holyoke College and her doctoral degree in Political Science from Rutgers University.