Deirdre Nansen McCloskey


Deirdre Nansen McCloskey is Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, and English, University of Illinois at Chicago. She recently published the final volume of a trilogy, The Bourgeois Era (University of Chicago Press). 

Straight Man to Queer Woman

from Identities—What Are They Good For?, Volume 20, Number 2

How much does identity threaten to occupy or take over my sense of myself, how much does it impinge on my dealings with others? Massively.