Elizabeth Grosz is currently the Jean Fox O'Barr Women's Studies Professor in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences in the Women's Studies Program at Duke University.
Professor Grosz received her PhD in philosophy from the Department of General Philosophy, University of Sydney, where she taught as a lecturer and senior lecturer from 1978 to 1991. She moved to Monash University in Melbourne as director of the newly formed Institute of Critical and Cultural Studies in 1992, where she was an associate professor and professor in comparative literature, critical theory, and philosophy. She was a professor of comparative literature and English at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1999 to 2001, and a professor at Rutgers University, where she worked in the Women's and Gender Studies Department, from 2002 to 2012. She has also been a visiting professor at a number of different universities, including the University of Bergen, Norway; the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; University of California, Santa Cruz; Johns Hopkins University; and Harvard University.
Professor Grosz's articles and book chapters have appeared in a variety of leading scholarly journals and edited collections. They include Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (1994) and Becoming Undone. Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics and Art (2011).