(2021) Ambivalent Childhoods: Speculative Futures and the Psychic Life of the Child. University of Minnesota Press.
Explores childhood in relation to blackness, transfeminism, queerness, and deportability to interrogate what “the child” makes possible. Ambivalent Childhoods is a forward-thinking and intersectional analysis of how childhood affects activism, national belonging, and the violence directed against queer, trans, and racialized people.
(forthcoming, accepted) They Would Have Transitioned Me: Third Conditional ‘TERF’ Grammar of Trans Childhood. Feminist Theory.
(2020) "Flirting with the Islamic State": Queer Childhood with a Touch of Sexual Politics. Comparative American Studies. 17(1): 73-86.
(2019) Adolescent Citizenship, or Temporality and the Negation of Black Childhood in Two Eras. American Quarterly. 71(2): 473-494.
(2018) Moderating the "Worst of Humanity": Sexuality, Witnessing, and the Digital Life of Coloniality. Porn Studies. 5(3): 225-240.
(2017) “There is nothing missing in the real”: Trans Childhood and the Phantasmatic Body. Transgender Studies Quarterly 4(3-4): 431-450.
(2021) Precarity. In L. Pérez-González, B. Blaagaard and M. Baker (eds.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Citizen Media. London: Routledge.
(2021, co-written with Aura Lehtonen) Infantilised Parents and Criminalised Children: The Frame of Childhood in UK Poverty Discourse. In J. Horton, H. Pimlott-Wilson and S. M. Hall (eds.) Growing Up and Getting By: International Perspectives on Childhood and Youth in Hard Times. Policy Press.
(2017) The Queer Story of Your Conception: Translating Sexuality and Racism in Beasts of the Southern Wild. In B.J. Epstein, and R. Gillett (eds.) Queer in Translation. London: Routledge.
(2020) Homesickness. Feminist Review blog series “Confronting the Household.”
(2020) The Non-Essential Transphobia of Pandemic Disaster Politics. LSE Engenderings.
(2019) Adolescent Citizenship, or Temporarlity and the Negation of Black Childhood. Critical Childhood Studies, a Long 19C Digital Humanities Project, “BUZZ: New Essays in Critical Childhood Studies.”
(2018, co-authored with Emma Spruce and Tomás Ojeda) Study Your Grievances. MAI Journal volume 2. [originally posed on LSE Engenderings].