Dr. Dylan McCarthy Blackston

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 on transgender studies, sexuality studies, and queer and trans cinema and 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 trans* aesthetics, regenerative medicine, and the transnational political economy of LGBTQ philanthropy. He is also working with co-editor Susan Stryker on an invited proposal for The Transgender Studies Reader, Revised 2nd Edition. He has 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

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Fax: (828) 262-6400

Mailing address
305 Bodenheimer Drive
ASU Box 32080
Boone, NC 28608