SELECT PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2021. “Solidarity in Falling Apart: Toward a Crip, Collectivist, and Justice-Seeking Theory of Feminine Fracture.” Lateral 10.1 (Spring 2021), (part of the “Cripistemologies of Crisis: Emergent Knowledges for the Present” special section, edited by Theodora Danylevich and Alyson Patsavas).
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2016. “Low Desire, Trauma and Femininity in the DSM-5: A Case for Sequelae.” Psychology & Sexuality 7: 48-67.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2013. “Gendered Populations and Trauma Beyond Oedipus: Reply to Angel’s Commentary.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 14: 217-223.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2013. “Interest, Arousal, and Shifting Diagnoses of Female Sexual Dysfunction, or: How Women Learn about Desire.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 14: 187-205.
Borck, C. Ray, Jesse Goldstein, Steve McFarland, & Alyson K. Spurgas. 2013. “#occupyoureducation.” Radical Teacher 96: 39-47.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2012. “Where is My Subjectivity? Techno-Imagery, Femininity and Desire.” Social Text/Periscope (part of the “Neuroculture” dossier).
SELECT PUBLICATIONS IN EDITED VOLUMES
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2022. “The Feminization of ‘Responsive’ Desire.” Pp. 401-409 in Introducing the New Sexuality Studies, Fourth Edition, edited by Nancy Fischer and Laurel Westbrook with Steven Seidman. New York & London: Routledge.
Kleinplatz, Peggy J., Lianne Rosen, Maxime Charest, & Alyson K. Spurgas. 2020. “Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction: Critical Analyses.” Pp. 443-454 in The International Handbook of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health, First Edition, edited by Jane Ussher, Janette Perz, and Joan Chrisler. New York & London: Routledge.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2009. “(Un)Queering Identity: The Biosocial Production of Intersex/DSD.” Pp. 97-122 in Critical Intersex, edited by Morgan Holmes. London: Ashgate Press.
SELECT BOOK REVIEWS, BLOG POSTS, AND NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2022. “Review of Freezing Fertility: Oocyte Cryopreservation and the Gender Politics of Aging by Lucy van de Wiel.” Contemporary Sociology 51: 332-334.
Tiede, Hans-Joerg, Samantha McCarthy, Isaac Kamola, & Alyson K. Spurgas. 2021. “Whom Does Campus Reform Target? And What are the Effects?” Academe: Magazine of the American Association of University Professors.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2021. “Reclaiming Receptivity: Parasexual Pleasure in the Face of Compulsory and Feminized Trauma.” ASA Sex & Gender Section Newsletter (Spring 2021).
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2016. “Solving Desire.” The New Inquiry.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2015. “Talking About Race Isn’t ‘Impolite’ and ‘Feminist’ Isn’t a Dirty Word!” SIUE Women’s Studies Program Blog.
Spurgas, Alyson K. 2011. “Review of Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences by Rebecca M. Jordan-Young.” Radical Teacher 92: 64-66.
Spurgas, Alyson K. & Elliot Schwebach . “Post-Medicalization, the Social Logics of Control, and the Experience of Gendered and Racialized Trauma: A Dialogue,” in Global Histories of Trauma: Globalization, Displacement and Psychiatry, edited by Elliott Schwebach and Sanaullah Khan. New York & London: Routledge.
Spurgas, Alyson K. . “Parasexuality, Measurement, and Therapeutic Excess,” in Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Tenth Anniversary Edition), edited by K.J. Cerankowski and Megan Milks. New York & London: Routledge.