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Depts. of ASE, Gender Studies and Comp Lit 4438 San Andreas Ave
USC LA, CA 90065
LA, CA 90089 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Comparative Lit and Gender Studies, USC
Areas of specialization: cultural studies, queer theory, Visual Culture, Gothic literature and the horror film, popular culture, film and video, feminist theory, gender studies.
1991 Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
1989 M.A. in English Literature, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
1985 B.A., Highest Honors in English, University of California, Berkeley.
Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and The Technology of Monsters. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995.
Posthuman Bodies. Co-Edited with Ira Livingston, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1995.
Female Masculinity. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1998.
**Translated into Spanish, Egales Press, Madrid, 2008.
The Drag King Book. With Del LaGrace Volcano. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1999.
In A Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives. New York: NYU
Press, 2005. **Translated in Italian, 2010.
The Queer Art of Failure. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011.
Gaga Feminism: Pregnant Men, Heteroflexible Women and The End of Normal (2012)
Fellowships, Honors and Prizes 1995-Present
2011: Invited Visiting Distinguished Professor, week of seminars/lectures at
University of Pittsburgh, February, 2011.
Invited Distinguished Visitor, Princeton University, March, 2011.
2010: Invited Visiting Professor, University of Manitoba, week of seminars and
lectures. March, 2010.
2009: Invited Participant at UC Irvine’s Humanities Research Institute.
2009: USC GE Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education
Invited to offer an NEH Seminar for faculty in Queer Studies, SUNY
Invited to offer a Seminar in Queer Studies, Lund University, Sweden.
Invited to offer a Seminar in Queer Studies, Tübingen University, Germany.
2008: Invited to be Visiting Professor at University of Western Sydney
2007/8: Invited to be Distinguished Visiting Professor at Duke University
2007: Invited to be Distinguished Visiting Professor at Univ of Alberta, Canada
2006: Nominated for Lambda Book Award for In A Queer Time and Place.
2006: Invited to be Visiting Professor of Gender Studies at Harvard Univ.
2004-6: Invited to be Visiting Professor of Gender Studies, Summer Sessions,
University of Basel, Switzerland.
2004: UCHRI Seminar, “Queer Locations,” Convener
2001: Compton-Noll Award for Best LGBT Essay
2001: UCSD Humanities Center Fellowship
1999: Awarded the Publisher’s Triangle Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Non-Fiction for Female Masculinity
1998: Nominated for two Lambda Book Awards for Female Masculinity
1996/7: REFLAGS Visiting Professor of Gay and Lesbian Studies at Yale University
1995-6: Draper Postdoctoral Fellow, Liberal Studies, NYU
“Queer Faces: Photography and Subcultural Lives” in Visual Culture Reader, 3rd Edition, ed.
Nicholas Mirzoeff (NY: Routledge, 2012).
“Sex and Entropy” in Kersten Drechsel: Wärmespeichersystem, Catalogue Essay, Hatje Cantz
Verlag; Auflage: 1 (December 2011).
“Queer Betrayals” in Queer Ethics, ed. Eveline Killian (London: Ashgate, 2012).
“Keeping Time with Lesbians on Ecstasy” in Queer Times, Queer Becomings, eds E.L.
McCallum and M. Tukhanen, (NY: SUNY Press, 2011): 333-344.
“Unfound,” in Cruising the Archive: Documents, ONE Archive, 2011.
“Unbecoming: Queer Negativity/Radical Passivity” in Sex, Gender and Time in Fiction and
Culture, eds. Ben Davies and Jana Funke (London: Palgrave, April 2011).
“Not So Lonesome Cowboys,” in William Handley ed. The Brokeback Book: From Story to
Cultural Phenomenon (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2011).
“Animal Sociality Beyond the Homo/Hetero Binary” in Poli: Politique de l’Image, Fall 2010,
Paris. Also published in special issue of Women and Performance.
Book Review of Alison Oram’s Her Husband Was A Woman! Women’s Gender-Crossing in
Modern British Popular Culture, in American Historical Review (June 2010): 894-895.
“Animation,” in Profession, 2009, Special Issue on “How We Teach Now,” MLA Publications,
Fall 2009. Pp. 44-49.
“Beyond Broadway and Main: A Response to the Presidential Address,” American Quarterly,
Volume 61, Number 1, March 2009: pp. 33-38.
“Silly Archives and Subjugated Knowledges,” in Karriere: Contemporary Art and Social Life,
Volume #3, Special Issue on “Small Things,” Autumn 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark: pp.
“Sweet Tea and the Queer Art of Digression.” in Two Truths and a Lie by Scott Turner
Schofield. Ypsilanti, MI: Homofactus Press, 2008. pp. 9–12.
“Drag Animation, Crazy Art and the Rise of the Kingpins,” catalogue essay for The Kingpins
show: “The Great Undead.” Sydney, AUS, 2008.
“Animating Revolt/Revolting Animation: Penguin Love, Doll Sex and the Spectacle of the
Queer Non-Human” in Queering the Non/Human, eds. Noreen Giffney & Myra J. Hird
(Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008).
“Queer Voices and Musical Genders,” in Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music, ed. Freya
Jarman-Ivens (NY: Routledge, 2007): 183-196.
“Author Meets Critic,” published roundtable conversation on my book, In a Queer Time and
Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives, to be published in Social and Cultural Geography Volume 8, No. 6 (December 2007): 10 pages.