CV

Jody Ahlm

jahlm2@uic.edu

Current Position

Sociology PhD Candidate, University of Illinois Chicago  (admitted August 2011)

Graduate Student Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago, 2014-present

Adjunct Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University, 2014-present

Education

M.A. Sociology, May 2014, University of Illinois Chicago

“Respectable Promiscuity: Digital Cruising and Queer Liberalism

 

B.A. Sociology, May 2011, Northeastern Illinois University

 Awards and Grants

Provost’s Award for Graduate Research ($1500) Fall 2015, University of Illinois Chicago

Student Research Grants ($1000) Fall 2015, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

David P. Street Masters Paper Award ($500) Spring 2015, University of Illinois Chicago

Forthcoming Publications and Manuscripts Under Review

Ahlm, Jody. Forthcoming. “Transgender Biopolitics in the U.S.: Regulating Gender Through a Heteronormative Lens.” In Introducing the New Sexuality Studies 3rd edition, edited by Steven Seidman and Nancy Fischer. Routeledge.

Under review:

Ahlm, Jody. “Respectable Promiscuity: Digital Cruising in an Era of Queer Liberalism.”

 

Papers Presented

Accepted paper: Ahlm, Jody. November 2016. I’m Gay: Collective reiteration and the performative queer liberal subject. Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association.

Ahlm, Jody. Respectable Promiscuity and Cybercarnality; Or, “Never show your face on pictures with your naughty bits.” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

Ahlm, Jody. April 2014. Biomedicine, Law, and Inclusionary Exclusion: The Creation of a Transgender Borderlands. Gender Matters Conference. Governers State University.

Ahlm, Jody. April 2014. Respectable Promiscuity: Digital Cruising and Queer Liberalism. Engendering Change Graduate Student Conference. Northwestern University.

Ahlm, Jody. March 2012. Race, Gender, and Symbolic Capital: An Intersectional Analysis of Black Transgender Masculinities. Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society. Minneapolis, MN.

Ahlm, Jody. April 2009. Differential Stigmatization of Cancer and Mental Illness: A Comparison of Labels and Their Consequences. Student Research and Creative Activities Symposium. Northeastern Illinois University.

 

Research Experience

Research Assistant for Maria Krysan, University of Illinois Chicago, Summer 2012

Qualitative interview project on neighborhood perceptions

 

Teaching Experience

Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Spring 2016

Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University

Research Methods, Fall 2015

Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Fall 2015

Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University

Social Inequalities—Writing Intensive Course, Fall 2015

Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Summer 2015

Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University

Urban Sociology, Summer 2015

Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Spring 2015

Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University

Women, Men, and Social Change, Spring 2015

Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Fall 2014

Instructor, Northeastern Illinois University

Social Inequalities—Writing Intensive Course, Fall 2014

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Social Theory, Spring 2014

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Fall 2013

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Summer 2013

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Intro to Sociology, Spring 2013

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Intro to Sociology, Fall 2012

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Race, Spring 2012

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Chicago

Sociology of Human Sexuality, Fall 2011

Academic Service

Student Advisory Board for Social Problems June 2014—May 2015

Abstracts Committee, Engendering Change Graduate Student Conference, March 2013

Colloquium Committee, Sociology Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012—2013

UIC Sociology Graduate Student Organization, Treasurer, 2011—2012

Professional Memberships

American Sociological Association

Midwest Sociological Society

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

 

Qualifying Exam Passed

Sexualities, August 2014

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