Curriculum Vitae

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CV Categories
Education
Professional Appointments
Research Interests and Teaching Competencies
Publications
Awards and Fellowships
Grants
Conference Presentations
Teaching 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:

Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, 2014-present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, 2013-2014

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:

Edited Volumes

Carrigan, Mark, Kristina Gupta and Todd Morrison, editors. 201 4. Asexuality and Sexual Normativity: An Anthology. Routledge.

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: 

Research:

Kinsey Institute Student Research Grant, 2012
Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Dissertation Research Grant, 2011

Conference:

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference Travel Grant, November 2013
Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference Travel Grant, April 2013
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
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:

June 2015. “Poster Presentation: Rethinking Medical Approaches to Sexual Disinterest: A Disability Studies Perspective.” Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.

April 2015. “Gender, Weight, and Place: The Importance of Combining Feminist and Public Health Approaches to Weight.” Gender, Health, and the South Symposium. Wake Forest University: Winston-Salem, NC.

November 2014. “Roundtable: Queer Feminist Science Sciences.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

November 2014. “Roundtable: Queer Feminist Science Sciences.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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:

Wake Forest University
First Year Seminar: “Born This Way?” Science and the Politics of Sexuality, Spring 2015
Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Spring 2015
Gender, Sickness, and Health, Fall 2014
Men, Sexuality, and Power, Fall 2014

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

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

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

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

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