Video recordings of Carol Gilligan at the 2006 UND Writers Conference.
Carol Gilligan teaches at the New York University School of Law and offers courses such as “Sexuality, Voice, and Resistance” and “Gender Issues in the Culture and Psychology of Democratic Societies.” Professor Gilligan received a B.A. in English Literature from Swarthmore College, a masters in Clinical Psychology from Radcliffe College, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard. She is best known for her book In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development (1982), a criticism of Kohlberg’s research on the moral development of children (suggesting that girls reached a lower level of moral development than boys). Other works include Mapping the Moral Domain (1988), Making Connections (1990), and Between Voice and Silence: Women and Girls, Race and Relationships (1995).