Areas of Expertise
Women's, gender, and sexuality studies; interdisciplinary, intersectional, and transnational approaches to sex work/prostitution; American and cultural studies; information and communication technology (ICT); comparative literature; transnational/feminist theory; feminist legal theory; LGBTQ studies and queer theory; critical race studies; prefigurative politics
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
September 2013: “Making E.T. Perfectly Queer: The Alien Other and the Science Fiction of Sexual Difference, in Feminist Media Studies; September 2012: "Sex, Work, and the Feminist Erasure of Class," in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; "Love in the Time of Capitalism: A Marxist Feminist Reading of Modern Times,"in Marxism and the Movies: Critical Essays on Class Struggle in the Cinema, McFarland Publishers.
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
AAUW American Fellow (2013-2014); Transnational Feminisms; sex&thecity.org; Radical America; Written out of Wedlock: Living in Sin, Dancing on the Altar; Intersectionality 101; Senior Service Learning Seminar: Occupy the University!; Feminist and Queer Studies and Methodologies; Queering the Bildungsroman; faculty adviser to Demia (student feminist organization)
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Ph. D., Comparative Literature, 2008; American University, Washington, D.C., B. A., Literature, 1998