|Title||Associate Professor, |
Director of Graduate Studies
|Division||Social Sciences Division|
|Affiliations||History of Consciousness Department, |
Feminist Studies Department,
|Office||202 College Eight|
|Office Hours||Wednesdays 2:00 -4:00 and by appointment|
|Campus Mail Stop||College Eight Faculty Services|
|1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA
Research InterestsPolitical emotion; social movements and contentious politics; classical and contemporary social theory; sexualities; lesbian/gay/queer studies; feminist and queer theory; affect studies
Biography, Education and TrainingPh.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago
MA in Political Science, University of Chicago
BA in Government, Wesleyan University
Honors, Awards and GrantsAwards received for Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS, University of Chicago Press, 2009:
-Winner, Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Best Book Award, Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, 2010.
-Winner, Ruth Benedict Book Prize, American Anthropological Association’s Association for Queer Anthropology, 2010.
-Finalist, Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies, 2010.
Selected Publications2009. Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS, University of Chicago Press.
2012. “ACT UP, Racism, and the Question of How To Use History,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 98, No. 1 (February).
2012. “Education in the Streets: ACT UP, Emotion, and New Modes of Being.” In Therese Quinn and Erica Meiners, eds. Sexualities in Education: A Reader. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
2011. “Desiring Politics: Wanting More in the Age of Obama.” In Marcos Engelken-Jorge, Pedro Ibarra Güell, and Carmelo Moreno del Río, eds. Politics and Emotions: The Obama Phenomenon, pp. 155-188. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.
2010. “On Affect and Protest.” In Ann Cvetkovich, Ann Reynolds, and Janet Staiger, eds., Political Emotions, Routledge, pp. 18-44.
2009. “AIDS Activism and the Politics of Emotion: An Interview with Deborah Gould,” Upping the Anti 8 (May), 65-80.
2009. “The Shame of Gay Pride in Early AIDS Activism.” In Valerie Traub and David Halperin, eds. Gay Shame, University of Chicago Press, pp. 221-255.
2008. “Rock the Boat, Don’t Rock the Boat, Baby: Ambivalence and the Emergence of Militant AIDS Activism.” (Reprint). In Monica Greco and Paul Stenner, eds. Emotions: A Social Science Reader, Routledge, pp. 383-391.
2004. “Passionate Political Processes: Bringing Emotions Back Into the Study of Social Movements.” In Jeff Goodwin and James Jasper, eds., Rethinking Social Movements: Structure, Meaning, and Emotion, pp. 155-175. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
2002. “Life During Wartime: Emotions and the Development of ACT UP.” Mobilization: An International Journal (Special issue on Emotions and Social Movements, edited by Doug McAdam and Ron Aminzade), 7(2):177-200.
2001. “Rock the Boat, Don’t Rock the Boat, Baby: Ambivalence and the Emergence of Militant AIDS Activism.” In Jeff Goodwin, James Jasper, and Francesca Polletta, eds., Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements, pp. 135-57. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Courses TaughtSOCY 10, Issues/Problems in American Society
SOCY 157, Sexualities and Society
SOCY 164T, Marx and Marxist Theory
SOCY 172, Sociology of Social Movements
SOCY 187, Feminist Theory
SOCY 201, Classical Sociological Theory
SOCY 202, Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOCY 290, Special Topics: Affect, Emotions, and the Social World