Julie Novkov

Professor & Chair
Department of Political Science
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy

Department of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Julie NovkovMilne Hall 106
(518) 442-5344

Ph.D. University of Michigan
M.A. University of Michigan
J.D. New York University
A.B. Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges


Research areas: The intersection of law, history, US political development, and subordinated identity

Professor Novkov's books are The Supreme Court and the Presidency (CQ Press 2013), Racial Union: Law, Intimacy, and the White State in Alabama 1865-1954 (Michigan 2008), co-recipient of APSA’s Ralph Bunche Award, and Constituting Workers, Protecting Women (Michigan 2001). She co-edited Statebuilding from the Margins (with Carol Nackenoff), Race and American Political Development (with Joseph Lowndes and Dorian Warren), and Security Disarmed (with Barbara Sutton and Sandra Morgen). She is writing a new book on citizenship and civic membership in the context of military service.