Associate Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Emory University 2001
M.A. Emory University 1998
B.A. University of Texas at Austin 1994
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
20th and 21st Century Continental philosophy, gender and sexuality, posthumanism, philosophy of the environment
Beyond the Cyborg: Adventures with Donna Haraway. New York: Columbia University Press (2013). (co-authored with Helen Merrick and with an epilogue by Donna Haraway)
Why Internet Porn Matters. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press (2013).
"Can Sustainability Be Domesticated?" Rereading Jean-François Lyotard: Essays on His Later Works. Ed. Heidi Bickis and Rob Shields. London: Ashgate Press (2012).
"Pornography and Democracy: On Speech, Rights, Privacies, and Pleasures in Conflict." Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 26:1 (2011).
"When Species Meat: Confronting Bestiality Pornography." Humanimalia 1:2 (2010)
Gender after Lyotard. Albany: SUNY Press (2007).
SciFi in the Mind's Eye: Reading Science Through Science Fiction. Chicago: Open Court (2007).
Leverhulme Trust Visiting Scholar, University of Dundee, UK, 2009-10
Literary translations published in AGNI, Field, World Literature Today, Poetry International, Third Coast, Dear Sir,, Quarterly West, and Stand Magazine, among other journals.