- Ph.D. – English: University of California, Los Angeles, 1994
- M.A. – English: University of California, Los Angeles, 1991
- A.B. – English: Harvard University, 1986
- Brazilian Studies Association
- Linguistic Society of America
- Modern Language Association
“Raising Men.” Women on Campus 15 (Spring 2007): 9-10.
“Internationalizing Our Practice: Reflections on Globalizing the Student Teaching Experience.” With Carrie Robinson, Audrey Fisch, Ellen Garvey, and Irma Maini. The Academic Forum 12.1 (Fall 2003): 30-35.
“Lesbian and Gay Studies at the Urban University.” Women on Campus 8 (Spring 2000): 4+
“Documenting Lesbian and Gay Social Spaces: Writing the History of Today’s Queer Communities Through a Classroom Assignment.” Women on Campus 8 (Spring 2000): 8+.
“Engaging Complexities: Intersectional Analysis in the Classroom.” Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 9.2 (Fall 1998): 175-182.
“‘In New York It’d Mean I Was a…’: Masculinity Anxiety and Period Discourses of Sexuality in The Sun Also Rises.” The Hemingway Review 18 (1998): 49-67.
“‘Something…Too Preposterous and Complex to Be Recognized or Considered’: Same-Sex Desire and Race in Infants of the Spring.” Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal 80 (1997): 601-611.
“Syllabus: Introduction to Lesbian and Gay Studies.” Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter 24.2 (Summer 1997): 6-8.
Review of Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present by Neil Miller. Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 7.2 (Fall 1996): 96-99.
“Cross-Cultural Critique in a Gay Studies Context: An Anglo Reading of Islas’ The Rain God.” Q 1 (1993): 37-45.
“‘That Unreasonable Restless Feeling’: The Homosexual Subtexts of Nella Larsen’s Passing.” African American Review 26 (1992): 475-484.
- Federal Government Programs: National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar Brazilian Literature: 20th-Century Urban Fiction. São Paulo, Brazil, 2013. Summer Institutes for Faculty Development under Title V Grant Improving the Pipeline for La
“Code-Switching for College Success: How a Non-Linguist Applies the Insights of Sociolinguistics in the Urban Classroom.” 24th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching-West. Claremont, CA, March, 2012.
“Breaking the Cycle: Helping Students Think Critically About Their Own Education.” Workshop at Lilly-East Annual Conference on College and University Teaching. Bethesda, MD, June, 2011.
“Toward a (Teachable) Canon of Lusophone LGBT Literature.” Lecture at 7th World Universities Forum. Lisbon, Portugal, January, 2014.
Linguistics; Latin American Studies; LGBT Studies; U.S. and World Literature; Education