Curriculum Vitae

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Education
Professional Appointments
Research Interests and Teaching Competencies
Publications
Awards and Fellowships
Grants
Conference Presentations
Teaching Experience
Teacher Training
Academic Service
Professional Memberships
Related Professional Experience

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Emory University, August 2013
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Graduate Certificate in Mind, Brain, and Culture
Dissertation: “Compulsory Sexuality and Its Discontents: The Challenge of Asexualities”
Advisor: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

M.A., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, January 2007
Women’s and Gender Studies

B.A., Georgetown University, May 2005
History and Women’s Studies

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PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, 2013-present

Instructor, Kennesaw State University, Gender and Women’s Studies Program, 2012-2013

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RESEARCH INTERESTS AND TEACHING COMPETENCIES: 

Asexuality, Feminist Theories, Sexuality Studies, Science Studies, Medical Humanities, Disability Studies

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PUBLICATIONS:

Peer Reviewed Articles and Chapters

2014. Asexuality and Disability: Mutual Negation in Adams v. Rice and New Directions for Coalition Building. Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives. Karli June Cerankowski and Megan Milks (editors). Routledge.

Gupta, Kristina and Thea Cacchioni. 2013. Sexual Improvement as if Your Health Depends on It: An Analysis of Contemporary Sex Manuals. Feminism & Psychology. 23(4): 442-458.

2013. Happy Asexual Meets DSM. Social Text Online (October 24), Accessed 10/27/2013.

2013. Picturing Space for Lesbian Nonsexualities: Rethinking Sex-Normative Commitments through The Kids Are All Right (2010). The Journal of Lesbian Studies. 17(1): 103-118.

2012. Protecting Sexual Diversity: Rethinking the Use of Neurotechnological Interventions to Alter Sexuality. The American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB) Neuroscience. 3(3): 24-28.

2011. “Screw Health”: Representations of Sex as a Health-Promoting Activity in Medical and Popular Literature. Journal of Medical Humanities. 32(2): 127-140.

Other Publications

2013. Frigidity: An Intellectual History (Review). Psychology and Sexuality.

2013. Open Peer Commentary: Anti-love Biotechnologies: Integrating Considerations of the Social. The American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB). 13(11): 18-19.

Gupta, Kristina and Sara Freeman. 2013. Open Peer Commentary: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Intersex Conditions: Beyond Parental Decision Making. The American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB). 13(10): 49-51.

Carrigan, Mark, Kristina Gupta and Todd Morrison. 2013. Editorial. Special Issue on Asexuality. Psychology and Sexuality. 4(2): 111-120.

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AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS: 

Emory University Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, 2013-2014 (declined)

Emory University Graduate School Arts & Sciences Fellowship, 2008-2013

Emory University Neuroethics Scholars Program, 2011-2012

Emory University Piedmont TATTO Fellow in Sustainability, Teaching, and Curriculum, 2011

Georgetown University Foley Award for Excellence in History and Service, 2005

Georgetown University Outstanding Women’s Studies Senior Award, 2005

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GRANTS: 

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference Travel Grant, November 2013

Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference Travel Grant, April 2013

Kinsey Institute Student Research Grant, 2012

Neurogenderings Conference Travel Grant, September 2012

Emory Neuroethics Program Conference Travel Grant, September 2012

Emory Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture Conference Travel Grant, September 2012

Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference Travel Grant, March 2012

Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Dissertation Research Grant, 2011

Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Conference Travel Grant, November 2011

Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) Conference Travel Grant, September 2011

International Association for Women Philosophers (IAPh) Conference Travel Grant, June 2010

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

November 2013. “Queering/Cripping Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Cincinnati, OH.

October 2013. “Queering/Cripping Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder.” Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

April 2013. “Student Caucus Roundtable.” Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Greensboro, NC.

November 2012. “Asexual Intersections: Asexuality and Gender Ideology.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Oakland, CA.

November 2012. “Roundtable: Decolonizing the Master Scientist’s Tools: Teaching Feminist Science to Feminists, Scientists, and Feminist Scientists.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Oakland, CA.

September 2012. “‘Transsexual Brains’: More of the Same and Something New.” NeuroCultures – NeuroGenderings II Conference. University of Vienna: Vienna, Austria.

September 2012. “Pedagogy and Neurogenderings: Teaching ‘Feminism, Sexuality, and Neuroethics.’” Poster Presentation at the NeuroCultures – NeuroGenderings II Conference. University of Vienna: Vienna, Austria.

May 2012. “Can We Learn from Animal Models: Scientific Research on Asexual Phenomena in Non-Human Animals.” Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies Conference. Penn State University: University Park, PA.

April 2012. “Challenging the Over-Medicalization of Asexuality: Results from Interviews with Asexual Individuals.” Genders, Bodies, and Technologies Conference. Virginia Tech University: Roanoke, VA.

April 2012. “Roundtable: Teaching Gender and Sexuality: Reflections and Notes from the Professor’s Desk.” Intersections Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Sexuality. Georgia Gwinnett College: Lawrenceville, GA.

March 2012. “The Medicalization of Nonsexuality: the Challenge from Asexual Communities.” Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

November 2011. “Disability, Sexuality, and the Law.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

November 2011. “Quantification and the Diagnosis of Sexual Disorders.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science. Cleveland, OH.

September 2011. “‘Diamond’s Conundrum’: Scientific Research on Asexual Phenomena in Non-Human Animals.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Annual Conference. Kitchener, ON.

April 2011. “Sex for Health: Representations of Sex as a Health-Promoting Activity.” The Medicalization of Sex Conference. Simon Fraser University: Vancouver, BC.

April 2011. “The Promotion of Sex by Health Professionals: New Freedoms, New Burdens.” Southern Regional Conference for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Auburn University: Auburn, AL.

October 2010. “Sex for Health: Representations of Sex as a Health-Promoting Activity.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

October 2010. “Asexuality and Disability: Beyond a Relationship of Mutual Negation.” Queer Studies Conference. UCLA: Los Angeles, CA.

June 2010. “Pharmacological Treatments for Female Sexual Dissatisfaction: Towards a Systems Approach.” International Association of Women Philosophers XIV Symposium: Feminism, Science, and Values. The University of Western Ontario: London, ON.

April 2010. “Pharmacological Treatments for Female Sexual Dissatisfaction: Towards a Systems Approach.” Genders, Bodies, and Technologies Conference. Virginia Tech University: Roanoke, VA.

November 2009. “Pharmacological Treatments for Female Sexual Dissatisfaction.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

February 2009. “Irigaray and the Science Question.” Irigaray Symposium. Emory University: Atlanta, GA.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Instructor, Georgetown University
Feminism, Science, and Health, Fall 2013
Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, Fall 2013 (two sections)

Instructor, Kennesaw State University
Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies, Spring 2013
Masculinity Studies, Fall 2012

Instructor, Emory University
Feminism, Sexuality, and Neuroethics, Spring 2012 (co-taught with Cyd Cipolla)
Introduction to Women’s Studies, Spring 2011
Introduction to Women’s Studies, Fall 2010

Teaching Assistant, Emory University
Feminist Intersections, Spring 2010 (taught by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson)

Instructor, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Shaping a Life, Spring 2006

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TEACHER TRAINING:

Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Workshop: Inquiry-Guided Learning, March 2012

Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Workshop: Teaching for Learning: An Evidence-Based Examination of Key Pedagogical Concepts, February 2012

Emory Graduate School Workshop: QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training, January 2012

Emory’s Center for Interactive Teaching (ECIT) Technology, Pedagogy, and Curriculum participant, Fall 2011

Emory University Piedmont TATTO Fellow in Sustainability, Teaching, and Curriculum, 2011

TATTO Teaching Women’s Studies Graduate Seminar, Spring 2010

Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity (TATTO) Graduate School Workshop, Summer 2009

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ACADEMIC SERVICE:

Co-Editor, special issue of the journal Psychology and Sexuality on asexuality, 2013

Student Caucus Chair, Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA), 2012-2013

Graduate Student Representative, Interdisciplinary Humanities Collaborative, the Provost’s Office, Emory University, 2012-2013

Member, Presidential Commission on the Status of Women, Emory University, 2011-2012

Alternate Member, Presidential Commission on the Status of Women, Emory University, 2010-2011

Professional Development Chair, Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association, Emory University, 2009-2010

Organizing Committee, “National Graduate Student Conference in Women’s and Gender Studies,” Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University, Spring 2005

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

National Women’s Studies Association, Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, Society for Social Studies of Science

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RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 

Pre-Grad Advisor, June 2010 – August 2013, Emory University Career Center, Atlanta GA
Reviewed and provided feedback on personal statements written by Emory students applying to graduate and post-graduate programs

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