Dylan McCarthy Blackston earned a Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies from the University of Arizona, an M.A. in Women's Studies from Georgia State University, and a B.F.A. in Photography from the University of Georgia. Dr. Blackston has taught courses in transgender and queer studies, trans ecologies, sexuality studies, and queer and trans visual cultures at Georgia State, the University of Arizona, and Hamilton College, where he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.
He is currently working on his first book, Trans*plantations of Life: How Capital Makes and Changes Kinds, which examines connections between the transnational political economies of LGBTQ philanthropy, regenerative medicine, and transspecies life. With Susan Stryker, he co-edited the forthcoming collection, The Transgender Studies Reader Remix (Routledge, May 2022). He has also published in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities and TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly. In the early 2000s, he was a co-founder of the Athens Boys Choir, a southern spokenword performance and education act signed to Daemon Records that toured the U.S. and Canada doing performances, workshops, and activism on trans/gender issues.
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Email address: Email me
Fax: (828) 262-6400
Mailing address305 Bodenheimer Drive
ASU Box 32080
Boone, NC 28608