In October 2013, I went on a first date that ended with me arguing about Miley Cyrus with someone I would never see again. Although it was already two months after Cyrus’s infamous set at the … [Read More...] about Miley Cyrus and Reaching Back for Rock’s Past
I am a Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Tulane University and Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Fellow. I hold a Ph.D. in American Studies from University of Texas at Austin and a M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University. My research and teaching interests include queer and feminist theory, Black studies, sound studies, affect theory, and performance studies. I am also a published essayist and music writer.