Selected Publications

Selected Publications (1995 to Present)


Books:

(In Progress) Queer Psychoanalytics: Jacques Lacan, Bracha L. Ettinger and the Other (feminine) Sexual Difference. 
 
(2010) Queering Bathrooms: Gender, Sexuality, and the Hygienic Imagination. Toronto: The University of Toronto Press.

(2007) Sexing the Teacher: School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. 

Edited Books:

(2013) Co-edited with Angela Failler and Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst. Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters in Books:

(Forthcoming). “Gender, Sexuality and Race in the Lacanian Mirror: Urinary Segregation and the Bodily Ego” In Psychoanalytic Geographies (Eds.) Paul Kingsbury and Steve Pile.  Farnham and Surrey: Ashgate.

(2013). “Touching Gender: Abjection and the Hygienic Imagination” In The Transgender Studies Reader 2 (Eds.) Susan Stryker and Aren Z. Aizura.  New York: Routledge (426-442). 

(2013). White Trash: Aileen Wuornos and Queer Productions of Monstrosity” In Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis (Eds.)Sheila Cavanagh, Angela Failler and Rachel Hurst. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

(2012) “Sexing the Teacher: Voyeuristic Pleasure in the Amy Gehring Case” In Queerly Canadian: An Introductory Reader in Sexuality Studies (Eds.) by Maureen Fitzgerald and Scott Rayter. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press. (Reprint)

Co-authored with Heather Sykes. (2012). “Transsexual Bodies at the Olympics: The International Olympic Policy on Transsexual Athletes at the Athens Summer Games” In Queerly Canadian: An Introductory Reader in Sexuality Studies (Eds.) Maureen Fitzgerald and Scott Rayter. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press. (Reprint)

Co-authored with Cara Ellingson and Brenda L. Spencer.  (2012) “Subjectivity and Discipline: Women Teachers and Contradictory Norms of Recognition” In Canadian Education: Governing Practices & Producing Subjects (Eds.) Kari Dehli, Brenda Spencer, and James Ryan. Calgary: Detselig Press.

(2011) “Queer Notes on Sex Education in Ontario” In Contemporary Studies in Canadian Curriculum: Principles, Portraits and Practices (Eds.) Darren Stanley and Kelly Young. Calgary: Detselig Press, 237-269.

(2009) “Sex in the Lesbian Teacher’s Closet: The Hybrid Proliferation of Queers in School” In Jo-Anne Dillabough, Julie McLeod and Martin Mills (Eds.) Gender and Education.  Routledge: London and New York.

(2005) “Female Teacher Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth Century Ontario, Canada,” In Rebecca Coulter and Helen Harper (Eds.), History is Hers: Women Educators in Twentieth Century Ontario. Detselig: Calgary.

(2005) “Nervous Narratives: Female Teacher Maladies in the Twentieth Century,” In Rebecca Coulter and Helen Harper (Eds.), History is Hers: Women Educators in Twentieth Century Ontario. Detselig: Calgary.

(1999) “The Heterosexualization of the Ontario Woman Teacher in the Postwar Period,” in Nuzhat Amin et al. (Eds.), Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader.  Inanna publications and Education Inc.: Toronto.  Reprinted in Mona Gleason and Adele Perry (Eds.) Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History.  Oxford University Press.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

(2013) “Affect, Performance and Ethnographic Methods in Queer Bathroom MonologuesText and Performance Quarterly, 33(4): 1-22.

(2008) “Sex in the Lesbian Teacher’s Closet: The Hybrid Proliferation of Queers in School.” Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education 29(3): 387-399.

Co-authored with Heather Sykes. (2006). “Transsexual Bodies at the Olympics: The International Olympic Policy on Transsexual Athletes at the Athens Summer Games.” Body and Society 12(3): 75-102. 

(2006). “Spinsters, Schoolmarms, and Queers: The Unmarried Teacher in
Medicine and Psychoanalytic Theory.” Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education
27(4): 421-440.

(2005) “Sexing the Teacher: Voyeuristic Pleasure in the Amy Gehring Case,” Social Text 82, 23 (1): 111-134. 

(2005) “Female Teacher Gender and Sexuality in 20th Century Ontario, Canada.” History of
Education Quarterly 45(2): 247-273.

(2004) “Upsetting Desires in the Classroom: School Sex Scandals and the Pedagogy of the Femme
Fatale.” Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society (9):315-332.

(2003) “Teacher Transsexuality: The Illusion of Sexual Difference and the Idea of Adolescent Trauma. Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society 6 (3-4): 365-388.

(2003) “The Gender of Professionalism and Occupational Closure: The Management of Tenure Related Disputes by the ‘Federation of Women Teacher’s Associations of Ontario’, 1918-1949.” Gender and Education 15(1): 39-57.

(2001) “From a Belief in Biology as Destiny to an Environmental Perspective of Mental Health: The Impact of the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene on Education in Ontario, Canada, 1920-50.” Change: Transformation in Education: A Journal of Theory, Research, Policy and Practice, 4(1): 48-62.

(2001) “The Pedagogy of the Pastor: Social Studies Education in Early Twentieth Century Canada.” Canadian Journal of Education. 26(4): 405-421.

(1998) “The Heterosexualization of the Ontario Woman Teacher in the Post-war Period.” Canadian Women’s Studies/les cahiers de la femme 18(1): 55-69.

Papers in Non-Refereed Journals

(2011) “You are where you urinate” Gay and Lesbian Review. 18(4): 18-20.

Review Essays:

(2002) “The Pedagogy of Texts on Transgendered Subjects.” International Journal of Cultural Studies 5(4): 499-506.

Non-Refereed Media Publications:

(April 5-11, 2007) “No textbook crime:  Teacher-teen affairs are unprofessional but not always criminal.” Now, Issue 1315, Vol. 26, No. 31.

(March 29, 2007) “Student/teacher relationships: Professional misconduct or sex crime?” XTRA, No.585, p. 12.

(1996) “The Prom You Never Had, The Prom You Always Wanted: For Lesbian and Gay Youth.” Siren 1, 3: 3-4.

Public Art and Theater Projects:

[In Progress] The Cut (Playwright). 

[Forthcoming, June 3-15, 2014] Queer Bathroom Stories.  Professional production at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto.  (Playwright and Producer)