BS, Communication and Journalism, Eastern Michigan University, 1996
Interests and Expertise
Teaching women's studies and gender to incarcerated populations
Many conference presentations
Mentoring students in independent research
Being on theses committees
Queer and feminist social movements
Genderqueer representations in history
Third wave feminist theory and practices
WGST 200: Introduction to Women's Studies
WGST 202: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies
WGST 202: Inside Out Prison Exchange Program Gender and Sexuality Studies
Publications and Presentations
"Should Same-sex Queer Women Get Married? Making a Home on Contested Terrain of Feminism, Queer politics, and Gay Marriage Rights." Presented to the 2010 National Women's Studies Annual Conference in Denver, Co.
"Formidable-femininity:" Women's Gender Performance of Third Wave Feminism accepted to the March, 2010 Southeastern Women's Studies Annual Conference. South Carolina University, Columbia, SC.
"Ways that female masculinity is a queer performance of feminist activism." Presented to the April, 2009 University of Wisconsin, Madison, 33rd Annual Wisconsin Women's Studies and 4th Annual LGBTQ Conference.
"Fighting and Formidable-Femininity as a Form of Third Wave Feminist Gender and Activism." Presented to the April, 2008 Ohio State University "F" Words of Feminist Scholarship Conference.
"Everyday Leaders and Everyday Activism in Third Wave Feminism." Presented to the April, 2004 Beloit College Third Wave Feminist Conference.