- 19th-century French literature
- Gilles Deleuze
- Félix Guattari
- Judith Butler
- Michel Serres
- Associate Chair, Foreign Languages and Literatures
- Editor, the minnesota review: a journal of creative and critical writing
- President, Virginia Tech chapter, American Association of University Professors
- Ph.D. in French, Duke Unversity, 1995
Literature and Material Culture from Balzac to Proust: The Collection and Consumption of Curiosities(Cambridge University Press, 1999).
Guattari’s Diagrammatic Thought: Writing Between Lacan and Deleuze (Continuum, 2009).
Eugene B. Young, editor, with Gary Genosko and Janell Watson. The Deleuze and Guattari Dictionary(Bloomsbury, 2013).
“Mother Earth, Mother City: Abjection and the Anthropocene.” PhiloSophia: A Journal of Continental Feminism 5.2 (2015): 269-285. Print.
“Multiple Mutating Masculinities: Of Maps and Men.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 20.1 (2015): 107-121. Print
“Butler’s Biopolitics: Precarious Communities.” Theory and Event 15.2 (2012): n. pag. 10,500 words. Web.
“Culture as Existential Territory: Ecosophic Homelands for the 21st Century.” Guattari and Semiocapitalism. Spec. issue of Deleuze Studies 6.2 (2012): 158–179. Print. Chinese translation published in Comparative Literature and World Literature (University of Peking Press).
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