Transnational Feminisms

My research on transnational feminisms spans the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and addresses issues such as women’s work migration, international developmental discourses, representational narratives in mass media, and post-communist East-Central European feminisms. Below is a list of my publications and selected conference presentations. Conference papers can be shared upon request.


“Slave Hunters and Brothel Busters: Investigative Journalists as Anti-Sex Trafficking Humanitarians.” Feminist Formations 24.2 (Summer 2012): 1-24.

“Geographies of Sex, Work, and Migration: Ursula Biemann’s Remote Sensing and the
 Politics of Gender.” Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanism: The Creolization of Nations, Cultural Migrations, Global Languages and Literatures. Ed. David Gallagher. Academica Press, 2011. 255-73.

Selected conference papers:

“The Social Documentary and the Institutionalization of the Discourse on the Violence against Women.” NWSA Annual Conference: Precarity, Milwaukee, WI, 12-15 November 2015.

“Sites of Alterity: The Feminine Body and the Politics of Human Rights.” Feminist Transgressions National Women’s Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 13-16 November 2014.

Respondent, “Rethinking Feminisms in Eastern Europe.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

“On Gendered Markets and Market Feminism: a USAID Case Study.” Difficult Dialogues National Women Studies Association Annual Conference, Denver, November 11-14, 2010

Chair, “On the Outside Looking In: Stories of Global Sisterhood, Sex, and Work.” Difficult Dialogues National Women Studies Association Annual Conference Denver, November 11-14, 2010