Curriculum Vitae




Class offered for Spring 2018

SXS702 Sexuality in Historical Perspective


Previously offered courses 


Undergraduate courses

ETHS380/SXS380 ONLINE Coloring Queer

ETHS380/HMSX380 Coloring Queer

Award and Grants

Paul E. Buchanan Award for Excellence in Field Work, Interpretation, and Public Service, Vernacular Architecture Forum, 2018.

San Francisco Pride Community Grand Marshal, 2017.

La Raza Centro Legal Anniversary Gala Honoree, 2016.

Organization of American Historians’ Summer Residency in Japan, 2014.

Houston Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2014.

Willie Walker Award for Community Service, GLBT Historical Society, 2013.

Peg Brand Distinguished Lecturer, Indiana University, 2013.

Red Envelope Giving Circle Grant, 2012.

Works in Progress

Sex Acts: Race, Leisure and Power in Turn-of-the-Century San Francisco, book manuscript under review at University of Colorado Press.


“Making Whites from the Dark Side: Teaching Whiteness Studies at San Francisco State University,” in queue at History Teacher.


Review of Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality, and Law in the North American West by Nayan Shah, in queue at Pacific Historical Review.








Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American “Oriental,” (Champaign, University of Illinois Press, 2018)


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