Curriculum Vitae

 

Full-Time Academic Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, New Jersey City University (Jersey City, NJ) 2016-present
  • Lecturer, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Keene State College (Keene, NH) 2015-2016
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA) 2013-2015
  • Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ) 2011-2013

Education:

  • PhD, Women’s Studies, York University (Toronto, ON)
  • Graduate Certificate, Women’s Studies, Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
  • MA, Popular Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
  • Honours BA, Cultural Studies and English (Double Major), Trent University (Peterborough, ON)

Publications:

Latest Journal Articles

Under Consideration. “Five Year Study on Hiring Trends in Gender, Women’s, and Feminist Studies” with Christina Holmes.

Under Consideration.  “‘‘We’re Country’: Britney Spears, Southern White Femininity, and the American Dream”.

2015.  “Fetal Citizenship in the Borderlands: Arizona’s House Bill 2443 and State Logics of Racism and Orientalism”.  Social Identities: Journal for the Study in Race, Nation and Culture  20.4-5: 262-278.

2014.  “From ‘Madonna’ to ‘Whore’: Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Popular Culture”.  Sexualities 17.3-4: 1-18.

2012.  “Engaged Pedagogy in the Feminist Classroom and Yoga Studio”. Feminist Teacher 21.3: 212-228.

Edited Collections

2016.  “(Be)Laboured Introductions: Inspired Reflections on the Introductory Course in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies” with Melissa White, co- editor for a thematic cluster. Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture and Social Justice. 37.2.

2007.  “Threatening Bodies” with Emily van der Meulen.   Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture: Threatening Bodies issue7.1. 

Book Chapters

2016.  “‘Work Off that Holiday Meal Ladies!’: Body Vigilance and Orthorexia in Yoga Spaces”.  Yoga and the Body: An Intersectional Analysis of Contemporary Body Politics, Mindfulness, and Embodied Social Change.  Eds. Melanie Klein, Beth Berila, and Chelsea Jackson.  Lanham:  Rowman and Littlefield.

2013.  “‘I wanted to hear her called Mom’: The Grieving Mother and Lost Pregnant Daughter in Sharon Rocha’s For Laci. Disjointed Perspectives on Mothering: Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image. Ed. Florina Catalina Florescu.  Lanham: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 123-136.

2011.  “Different Songs, Same Harmony: Sistersong’s Women of Colour Reproductive Justice Collective”. The 21st Century Motherhood Movement: Mothers Speak Out On Why We Need to Change the World and How to Do It. Ed. Andrea O’Reilly.  Toronto: Demeter Press, 76-88.

2004.  “Fashioning Pregnancy: Representing the Maternity Dress in Clothing Catalogues”. Not Just Any Dress: Explorations of Dress, Identity and the Body. Eds. Sandra Weber and Claudia Mitchell. New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 127-136.

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