Debt to Society: Accounting for Life Under Capitalism (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2014)

Against the Romance of Community (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2002)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Community, Collectivity, Affinities.” In A Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory, edited by Sarah Blacker, Justin Sully, and Imre Szeman (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2017).

Investing in the Cruel Entrepreneurial University.” South Atlantic Quarterly 114, no. 3 (2015): 491–511.

“Making Debt.” Occasion: Debt 7 (2014).

Challenging Assumptions: Crossing Disciplinary Divides to Make Knowledge about Gender and Finance” (co-authored with Joyce Serido). Feminist Formations 26, no. 2 (2014): 52–83.

Gender, Entrepreneurial Subjectivity, and Pathologies of Personal Finance.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 20 (2013): 242–73.

Neoliberalism and the Battle Over Ethnic Studies in Arizona” (co-authored with Sandra K. Soto). Thought and Action: The NEA Higher Education Journal (2010): 45–56.

Accounting for Interdisciplinarity.” In Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice: Revisioning Academic Accountability, edited by Ranu Samantrai, Joe Parker, and Mary Romero, 321–52 (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010).

“Promising Complicities: On the Sex, Race and Globalization Project” (co-authored with David Rubin). In A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, edited by George E. Haggerty and Molly McGarry, 430–51 (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007).

“A Debt to Society.” In The Seductions of Community: Emancipations, Oppressions, Quandries, edited by Gerald Creed, 199–226 (Santa Fe, NM: School of American Research Press, 2006).

“Towards a New Feminist Internationalism” (co-authored with Alys Weinbaum and Priti Ramamurthy). In Women’s Studies for the Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics, edited by Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Agatha Beins, 207–28 (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005).

“The Multivalent Commodity: On the Supplementarity of Value and Values.” In Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture, edited by Martha Ertman and Joan Williams, 383–401 (New York: New York University Press, 2005).

“Family Affairs: The Discourse of Global/Localization.” In Queer Globalizations: Citizenship and the Afterlife of Colonialism, edited by Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé and Martin F. Manalansan IV, 71–99 (New York: New York University Press, 2002).

“Analogy and Complicity: Women’s Studies, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Studies, and Capitalism.” In Women’s Studies on Its Own, edited by Robyn Wiegman, 267–92 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002).

The Performance of Production and Consumption.” Social Text 54 (1998): 25–61. Reprinted in Performance: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies Volume III, edited by Philip Auslander, 372–404 (New York: Routledge, 2003).

“The Perfect Moment: Christians, Gays, and the National Endowment for the Arts.” Socialist Review 26, no. 3–4. (1996): 111–44.


Roundtables, Book Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries

“Responding and Calling: For Collaboration and/in Counter-Accounting for Social Justice” (Response to Symposium on Debt to Society). Journal of Cultural Economy (2016), DOI: 10.1080/17530350.2016.1233506.

“Responsibility.” In Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle, edited by Kelly Fritsch, Clare O’Connor, and AK Thompson, 367–74 (Chico, CA: AK Press, 2016).

“NGOs: Soft Power Turning the Gears” (Review of Theorizing NGOs: States, Feminisms, and Neoliberalism, edited by Victoria Bernal and Inderpal Grewal). Women’s Review of Books 32, no. 5 (2015): 25–26.

“‘Just When They Seem Engaged in Revolutionizing…’” (Review of Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence by Christina Hanhardt). GLQ 21, no. 2–3 (2015): 450–52.

American Studies and the University of Debt” (Response to Curtis Marez’s ASA Presidential Address). American Quarterly 66, no. 2 (2014) 283-88.

Risking Justice: Women’s Studies Beyond Measure” (In Inhabitations: On Robyn Wiegman’s Object Lessons, dossier guest edited by Zahid R. Chaudhary). Feminist Formations 25, no. 3 (2013): 134–41.

Theorizing Debt for Social Change: A Review of David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5000 Years.” ephemera: theory and politics in organization 13, no. 3 (2013): 659–73.

“Accounting, Accountability, Abstraction.” S&F Online 11, no. 1–2 (2012–2013). transformations/accounting-accountability-and-abstraction.

“Queer Studies, Materialism, and Crisis: A Roundtable Discussion” (with Christina Crosby, Lisa Duggan, Roderick Ferguson, Kevin Floyd, Heather Love, Robert McRuer, Fred Moten, Tavia Nyong’o, Lisa Rofel, Jordana Rosenberg, Gayle Salamon, Dean Spade, and Amy Villarejo). GLQ 18, no. 1 (2012): 127–48.

Authors Meet Critics: Queer Twin Cities” (with Tiffany Muller Myrdahl, et al.). Social and Cultural Geography 13, no. 8 (2012): 980–81.

Nativism, Normativity, and Neoliberalism in Arizona: Challenges Inside and Outside the Classroom” (roundtable with Laura Gutiérrez, Christina B. Hanhardt, Adela C. Licona, and Sandra K. Soto). Transformations 21, no. 2 (2010–2011): 123–48.

A Queer View of Capitalism in Crisis” (review of Kevin Floyd’s The Reification of Desire). GLQ 16, no. 3 (2010): 476–78.

Community.” In Keywords of American Cultural Studies, edited by Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler, 57–59 (original publication: New York: New York University Press, 2007; updated version included in the 2nd edition, p. 53–55, New York: New York University Press: 2014). First version reprinted in Collaborative Futures: Critical Reflections on Publicly Active Graduate Education, edited by Amanda Gilvin, Georgia M. Roberts, and Craig Martin (Syracuse, NY: Graduate School Press of Syracuse University, 2011).

“Advertising and Consumerism.” In Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia, edited by Bonnie Zimmerman, 6–9 (New York: Garland, 2000).

Review of The Rooster’s Egg by Patricia Williams (co-authored with Jane Goldman). In These Times (February 5, 1996).

Public Scholarship

Called to Account.” Interviewed by Miranda Trimmier. The New Inquiry 49 (February 2016).

Radio Interview about ethnic studies in Arizona. Interviewed by Carol Boss on “Women’s Focus.” KUNM-FM (Albuquerque, NM). February 25, 2012.

“Anti-Immigrant Legislation Puts Future of State in Jeopardy” (co-authored with Jeffrey Milem and other members of the Faculty Senate Task Force on Equity and Fairness). Arizona Republic, April 17, 2011.

“Scopes Trial Anniversary Occasion to Analyze Recent Arizona Law” (co-authored with Sandra K. Soto). The Progressive, July 22, 2010. Reprinted in 13 publications.

“Don’t Exclude Arizonans from American Dream” (co-authored with Mary P. Koss). Arizona Daily Star, January 29, 2009.