Dr. Reineke's research and teaching interests are in the fields of political philosophy, international relations, and comparative politics, focusing on feminist political theory, citizenship and democratic theory, and gender primarily in Western Europe and North America. Her book, entitled Beauvoir and Her Sisters. The Politics of Women's Bodies in France, was published in 2011 by the University of Illinois Press. Dr. Reineke has also published numerous scholarly articles in the area of bioethics and biomedical policy making as well as on the French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir in the journals Simone de Beauvoir Studies, Contemporary French Civilization, and The International Journal of Feminist Bioethics. She is currently working on a book-length manuscript about reproductive technology policies in Western Europe and North America.
Dr. Reineke also serves as the Coordinator of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Idaho.