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EDUCATION (Selected)

PhD, with honors, in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Concentration in American Studies  ||   University of Kansas, August 2011-2016


“Race, Disability, & Gender: How Eugenics Shaped Trans Identity,” in Introduction to Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, 2nd Edition, eds. L. Ayu Saraswati, Barbara Shaw, and Heather Rellihan (Oxford: Oxford University Press) (under review)

“Eugenics, Sexology, and Controlling Trans Bodies,” American Studies Journal (under revision for a revise & resubmit)

“Embodied Knowledge and Accessible Community: An Oral History of Four Rehearsals and a Performance,” The Oral History Review 43, no.1 (2016)

“Interrogating Trans* Identity in the Archive,” in Out of the Closet, Into the Archive: Researching Sexual Histories, eds. Jamie Cantrell and Amy Stone (Albany: SUNY Press, 2015)

AWARDS & HONORS (Selected)

Outstanding Faculty Advisor, WCU Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, West Chester University, 2019

Honors College Outstanding Faculty Recipient Teaching Award, West Chester University, 2018

Yoakam Award for GLBT & Allied Faculty, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, 2017

Outstanding Faculty Contribution to WGS, Louisiana State University, 2016


Presenter & Panel Organizer, “Surviving ‘Diversity’: Pedagogical and Epistemic Solidarity in the WGS Classroom, National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov 2019

Presenter, “Renegotiating Trans Diagnoses,” Moving Trans History Forward, Victoria, BC, March 2018

Presenter, “Dissenting to Diagnosis: Trans Refusal and Redefinition,” American Studies Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov 2017

“Biopolitical Violence and the State: Feminist Disability Studies Analyses of Gender Diagnoses,” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, Nov 2016

“Eugenics, Trans Diagnoses, and Constructions of Disability,” International Trans* Studies Conference, Tucson, AZ, Sept 2016

“Trans Legacies: The Importance of History for Contemporary Advocacy Work,” Creating Change Conference, Chicago, IL, Jan 2016


Volunteer & Reader, Stonewall 50 Commemoration, Baton Rouge Unitarian Church, Baton Rouge, LA, 2019

Volunteer, TransLifeline (Transgender Crisis Hotline), 2017-2019

Legal Observer, National Lawyers Guild, 2016-2019

Advisor to PRiSM, Student LGBTQ Group, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, 2016-2017 Gender Studies Program Review Committee, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, 2016-2017




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