Book covers for Public Feminisms and There She Goes Again


There She Goes Again: Gender, Power and Knowledge in Contemporary Film and Television Franchises (Rutgers University Press, 2023)

Public Feminisms: From Academy to Community, co-edited with Carrie Baker (Lever Press, 2023) [available free via digital open access from the link]

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Chapters:

“Fantasies of White Feminism: The Human as “Other” in Captain Marvel (2019),” Feminist Media Studies (2023), online first:

“Controlling the Narrative, Examining the Self: The Unruly Femme Subjectivity of Fleabag,” Sexualities (2023), online first:

“Fan-ning the Flame: Representations of Lesbian Romance on Cult Television, from Subtext to Main Text,” Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, issue 20: 87-103 (2020). DOI: 10.33178/alpha.20.07.

“Amplifying Our Voices: Feminist Scholars Writing for the Public,” Co-authored with Carrie Baker, Michele Tracey Berger, Karon Jolna, Carmen Rios, and Kathy Spillar [alphabetical author order]. Feminist Formations, 32.2 (Summer 2020): 29-51.

“Queer Eye for the Housewife: Julianne Moore, Radical Femme-ininity, and Destabilizing the Suburban Family,” Journal of Lesbian Studies, 25(2): 107-122 (published online 2019; published in print 2021). DOI: 10.1080/10894160.2019.1691350.

“Cassandra Revisited: River Tam, Hysteria, and the Politics of Ecstatic Revenge,” in Serenity: Essays on Joss Whedon’s “Big Damn Movie,53-68, edited by Frederick Blichert (McFarland Press, 2018).

“Through Space, Over a Cliff and Into a Trench: The Shifting Feminist Ideologies of Alien, Thelma and Louise, and G.I. Jane,” in The Culture and Philosophy of Ridley Scott, 203-218, edited by Adam Barkman, Ashley Barkman, and Nancy Kang (Lexington Books, 2013).

“Mourning Becomes the Mad Men: Notes on Nostalgia,” Invisible Culture, Issue 17: “‘Where Do You Want Me to Start?’ Producing History through Mad Men” (May 2012).

“Seeing is Believing: CSI, Serial Mortality and the Discourse of True Vision,” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 38.1 (March 2012): 125-144.

Co-Editor (with Aubrey Anable and April Miller), Invisible Culture, Issue 12: “The Archive of the Future / The Future of the Archive,” May 2008.

“Embodying Hybridity, (En)gendering Community: Captain Janeway and the Enactment of a Feminist Heterotopia on Star Trek: Voyager,” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 36, issue 8 (December 2007): 597-618.

“Fashionably Femme: Lesbian Visibility, Style and Politics in The L-Word,” in Queer Popular Culture, ed. Thomas Peele (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 71-84.

Article in progress:

“Exploring the Second Closet: Feminine Power and Knowledge in 2019’s Charlie’s Angels