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Joseph Russo

Lecturer, Anthropology

Joseph Russo is a sociocultural anthropologist whose work focuses on postindustrial depression in the American South. His PhD dissertation, “Gnarled Ecologies: Postindustrial Affects of Southeast Texas,” was based on fieldwork research  conducted in Southeast Texas’ Golden Triangle. He received his PhD from the University of Texas, Austin. 

Publications


2020               

Hard Luck in the Golden Triangle: Gnarled Ecologies of Southeast Texas. (Under contract with Duke University Press)

2020               

Cambridge Handbook for the Anthropology of Sexuality, Chapter 13: Post-Phenomenology of Gender and Sexuality (under contract with Cambridge University Press)

2019               

Introduction to LGBT Studies e-Textbook, Chapter 13a: Global Sexualities: LGBTQ Anthropology Past, Present, and Future. (forthcoming, Open Educational Resources, SUNY Press)

2019             

Severity. Journal for the Anthropology of North America. (forthcoming, special issue “Rural North America,” eds. Alex Blanchette & Marcel LaFlamme.)

2019               

Queer Rot. Queering the Black Metal Rainbow. (Oakland: PM Press) (forthcoming, eds. Daniel Lukes & Stanimir Panayotov.)

 

2018               

Time Gets Strange: Texan Hard-Luck Stories. Feelings of Structure eds. Yoke-Sum Wong & Karen Engle.  (McGill-Queens University Press). 

 

2016               

Casino Light. Capacious: The Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry, Vol.1. ed. Greg Seigworth.

 

2016           

Bubba’s Night. Affect Theory Website, WTFAffect.com.

 

2012               

Induction of the Devotee: Nile’s Primal Ritual. Reflections in the Metal Void. Ed. Niall Scott. (Inter-Disciplinary Press.)

 

2010                 

Perpetue Putesco. Hideous Gnosis: Black Metal Theory Symposium I. ed. Nicola Masciandaro. (Glossator).