Professor, Women's Studies
Graduate Faculty, American Studies
Wilson-Short Hall 10D
- Ph.D., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1991.
Research & Teaching Interests
- Feminist theory.
- Social movements (anti-racist, environmentalist, anti-militarist, and feminist movements).
- Environmental cultural studies.
- Theories of globalization and transnationalism.
- Environmentalism in Popular Culture: Gender, Sexuality, Race, and the Politics of the Natural. University of Arizona Press, 2009.
- Ecofeminist Natures: Race, Gender, Feminist Theory, and Political Action. Routledge, 1997.
- "Penguin Family Values: The Nature of Environnmental Reproductive Justice," in Catriona Sandilands and Bruce Erickson, eds., Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Biopolitics, and Desire. Forthcoming, Indiana University Press.
- "'The Power is Yours, Planeteers! Naturalizing Inequalities in U.S. Children's Environmentalist Popular Culture," in Rachel Stein, ed., New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism. Rutgers, 2004.
- "Naturalizing Race: Indigenous Women and White Goddesses," in Michael Zimmerman, Baird Callicott, John Clark Karen Warren, and Irene Klaver, eds., Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, 4th ed. Prentice Hall, 2004. (On request, revised and combined two chapters from Ecofeminist Natures.)
- "Ecofeminist Natures and Transnational Environmental Politics," in Heather Eaton and Lois Lorentzen, eds., Ecofeminism and Globalization: Religion, Context and Culture. Rowman and Littlefield, 2003. (Requested reprint of chapter from Ecofeminist Natures.)
- "Feminism and Environmentalism in a Time of War," Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, 18(1) (Spring 2003): 209-222.
- "Theorizing Movements: Direct Action and Direct Theory," in Marcy Darnovsky, Barbara Epstein, Richard Flacks, eds., Cultural Politics and Social Movements. Temple University Press, 1995.