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Articles, Op-Eds, and Book Chapters

Peer-reviewed publications and public writing

Ideas on Fire

How to Write a Great Speaker or Author Bio. Ideas on Fire. February 5, 2019.

How to Put Your Interdisciplinary Training to Work in an Editing Career. Ideas on Fire. November 13, 2019.

Embracing Academic Seasonality and Rhythms. Ideas on Fire. September 18, 2018.

Planning Your Academic Book Tour and Promotion. Ideas on Fire. September 4, 2018.

When to Hire an Academic Editor and IndexerIdeas on Fire. August 7, 2018.

Academic New Year Resolutions: Questions for the New Year. Ideas on Fire. December 12, 2017.

Academic Book Publishing: Choosing a Press. Ideas on Fire. November 7, 2017.

Finding Non-Academic Mentors Regardless of Your Career Path. Ideas on Fire. October 17, 2017.

Before and After Conference Checklists. Ideas on Fire. October 3, 2017.

Teaching with Podcasts: Assignments, Scholarship, and Critical Listening. Ideas on Fire. September 19, 2017.

What to Do with Reviewer Comments: The Nitty-Gritty. Ideas on Fire. May 23, 2017.

What to Do with Reviewer Comments: The Big Picture. Ideas on Fire. May 16, 2017.

How to Start a Writing Group (and Why You Should). Ideas on Fire. March 28, 2017.

Academic Mentoring: How to Be a Good Mentee. Ideas on Fire. March 14, 2017.

Building Your Personal Academic Website. Ideas on Fire. January 31, 2017.

Build a Strong Dissertation or Book Structure. Ideas on Fire. December 13, 2016.

How to Be a Great Podcast Guest. Ideas on Fire. November 8, 2016.

Tools and Apps for Organizing Research Materials. Ideas on Fire. October 25, 2016.

Academic Book Marketing: Creating Your Social Media Plan. Ideas on Fire. October 18, 2016.

Academic Book Marketing: Audience and Author Platform. Ideas on Fire. October 10, 2016.

What to Do in Your First Semester of Graduate School. Ideas on Fire. August 18, 2016.

How to Make the Most of the Last Month of Summer. Ideas on Fire. August 3, 2016.

Choosing Professional References for a Postac or Altac Job Search.Ideas on Fire. July 22, 2016.

How to Have a Happy, Productive Academic Travel Season. Ideas on Fire. June 23, 2016.

The Best Podcasts for Interdisciplinary Academics. Ideas on Fire. May 11, 2016.

How to Trim Down a Manuscript to Meet a Word Limit. Ideas on Fire. April 21, 2016.

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Chapters

Run Toward Yourself.” In Succeeding Outside the Academy: Career Paths beyond the Humanities, Social Sciences, and STEM, edited by Joseph Fruscione and Kelly J. Baker, 55–66. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2018.

Bodies on Display: Queer Biopolitics in Popular Culture.” Journal of Homosexuality 63, no. 3 (2016): 349–68.

Queering and Cripping the End of the World: Disability, Sex, and Race in The Walking Dead.” In Zombies and Sexuality: Essays on Desire and the Living Dead, edited by Shaka McGlotten and Steve Jones, 106–22. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014.

Technologies of Blood: Asylum, Medicine, and Biopolitics.” Cultural Politics 9, no. 1 (2013): 22–41.

Choreographing a Queer Ethics: Between Bill T. Jones and Keith Hennessy.” Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 22, no. 4 (2013): 83–106.

Securing Blood: PEPFAR and Neoliberal War.” Social Text: Periscope. Special Issue on “War, Economy, Labor, and Life” (June 2013).

Anxious Embodiment, Disability, and Sexuality: A Response to Margrit Shildrick.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 8, no. 3 (2007): 253–61.


Marriage Ruling Obscures Larger Discrimination Issue.” California Aggie, May 20, 2008.

co-authored with Toby Beauchamp, Steven Blevins, Cynthia Degnan, Benjamin D’Harlingue, Christopher Lee, Tristan Josephson, Liz Montegary, and Kara Thompson

Prop 8 and the Limits of Marriage.” California Aggie, November 18, 2008. 3. 

co-authored with Toby Beauchamp, Abigail Boggs, Cynthia Degnan, Benjamin D’Harlingue, Tristan Josephson, Liz Montegary, Judy Sanchez, Kara Thompson, and Mark Yanez