I am a philosopher of disability and deeply engage bioethics and Continental philosophy. In particular, my work focuses on the social and cultural construction of disability, emerging biotechnologies, discourses around vulnerability and the body, and key encounters within the space of the clinic.
Feel free to email me for copies of my published papers.
- The Bioethics of Enhancement: Transhumanism, Disability, and Biopolitics, Rowman & Littlefield/ Lexington Books, 2016
Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
- “Critical Disability Theory,” entry, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, forthcoming
- “Second Thoughts on Enhancement and Disability,” in Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability, edited by David T. Wasserman and Adam Cureton, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2019), Web (print forthcoming)
- “Obscured Social Construction as Epistemic Harm,” Journal of Social Philosophy Vol. 48, Iss. 3 (2017), pp. 344-358
- “Patient Interpretation: Kristeva’s Model for the Caregiver,” in New Forms of Revolt: Kristeva’s Intimate Politics, edited by Sarah Hansen and Rebecca Tuvel, Albany, NY: SUNY Press (2017): pp. 107-125
- “Horrible Heroes: Liberating Alternative Visions of Disability in Horror,” Disability Studies Quarterly Vol. 36, No. 1 (2016), Web
- “Continental Approaches in Bioethics,” Philosophy Compass Vol. 10, Iss. 3 (2015), pp. 161-172
- “Vile Sovereigns in Bioethical Debate,” Disability Studies Quarterly Special Issue: “Improving Feminist Philosophy and Theory by Taking Account of Disability,” Vol. 33, No. 4 (2013), Web
- “Reconciling the Disability Critique and Reproductive Liberty: The Case of Negative Genetic Selection,” International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Vol. 6, No. 1 (2013), pp. 121-143
- “What Future People Will There Be? Neurodiverse Heroes for a Changing Planet,” MOSF Journal of Science Fiction Vol. 3, Iss. 2 (2019): 15-17
- “Pouvoirs de l’horreur,” entry in Contemporary Literary Criticism Series Vol. 367, series edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau, Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014
- “Picturing Disability: Beggar, Freak, Citizen, and Other Photographic Rhetoric,” Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies Vol. 8, No. 1 (2014), pp. 121-124