My current and full CV is available here.




Communicative Biocapitalism: The Voice of the Patient in Digital Health and the Health Humanities. University of Michigan Press, 2017.

Edited books

Teaching Health Humanities. Co-editors Olivia Banner, Nathan Carlin, and Thomas Cole. Oxford University Press, forthcoming Spring 2019.

Edited journal issues

Special issue on science and animation. Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture 37, no. 3 (Fall 2015). Co-editors Olivia Banner and Kirsten Ostherr.

Peer-reviewed articles

“Digital Life and Health Humanities.” In The Routledge Handbook of the Health Humanities, ed. Paul Crawford, Andrea Charise, and Brian Brown. London: Routledge, under contract.

“Technopsyence and Afro-Surrealism’s Cripistemologies,’” special issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience on “Crip Technoscience,” ed. Kelly Fritsch, Aimi Hamraie, Mara Mills, and David Serlin. Forthcoming March 2019.

“Introduction: For Impossible Demands.” In Teaching Health Humanities, ed. Olivia Banner, Nathan Carlin, and Thomas Cole, 1–18. Oxford University Press, forthcoming Spring 2019.

“Disability Studies, Big Data, and Algorithmic Culture.” In Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability: Looking towards the Future, ed. Mike Kent, Kate Ellis, and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson. Routledge, forthcoming.

“Automating Fantasies, Past and Present,” Media Commons Field Guide on digital humanities and health, January/February 2018. Available online at

“Immunizing the Social Network: Neoliberal Public Health and the ‘Troubled Teen’ in Digital Media.” Endemic: Essays in Contagion Theory, ed. Kari Nixon and Lorenzo Servitje, 95–120. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Structural Racism and Practices of Reading in the Medical Humanities.” Literature and Medicine 34, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 25–52.

“`Design in Motion’: Introducing Science/Animation.” Co-authored with Kirsten Ostherr. Discourse 37, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 175–92.

“`Treat Us Right!’: Digital Publics, Emerging Biosocialities, and the Female Complaint.” In Identity Technologies: Constructing the Self Online, ed. Julie Rak and Anna Poletti, 198–216. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.

“The Postracial Imagination: Gattaca’s Imperfect Science.” Special issue on “Life,” Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture 32, no. 3 (Spring 2011): 221–41.

“‘Sing now, O Muse, of the recessive mutation’: Interrogating the Genetic Discourse of Sex Variation with Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 35, no. 4 (2010): 844­–67.

“‘They’re literally shit’: The Work of Masculinity in an Age of Waste Recycling.” Special issue on “Waste,” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 10­­-11 (Spring–Fall 2009): 74–90.







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