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Articles, Op-Eds, & Book Chapters

Peer-reviewed publications, public scholarship, and the like

Ideas on Fire

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

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

When to Hire an Editor and Indexer. Ideas on Fire. August 7, 2018.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: 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. Ideas on Fire. October 17, 2017.

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

Teaching with Podcasts. 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.

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

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

Structuring Your Dissertation or Next Book. Ideas on Fire. December 13, 2016.

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

Organizing and Accessing Your Digital Resources. 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.

How to Survive Your First Semester of Grad School. Ideas on Fire. August 18, 2016.

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

Choosing References for Non-Academic Jobs. Ideas on Fire. July 22, 2016.

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

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

How to Trim Down an Article that is Too Long. Ideas on Fire. April 21, 2016.

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Chapters

Bodies on Display: Queer Biopolitics in Popular Culture.” Journal of Homosexuality, 63.3 (2016): 349–68.

Queering and Cripping the End of the World: Disability, Sex, and Zombies in The Walking Dead.” Zombies and Sexuality. Eds. Shaka McGlotten and Steve Jones. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014. 106–22.

Technologies of Blood: Asylum, Medicine, and Biopolitics.” Cultural Politics 9.1 (2013): 22–41.

Choreographing a Queer Ethics: Between Bill T. Jones and Keith Hennessy.” Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 22.4 (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 8.3 (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