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CJ Jones

Visiting Instructor of Gender Studies

CJ is a PRODiG Postdoctoral Fellow and is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled, “Governing Bodies: Trans Politics, Embodiment, and Critique in Sports.”

More About Me

CJ has taught classes on LGBT politics, women of color feminisms, feminist disability studies, and transgender studies.

Research Interests

  • trans studies
  • feminist theory
  • transfeminist sports studies
  • queer of color critique


Peer Reviewed Articles


“Unfair Advantage Discourse in USA Powerlifting: Toward a Transfeminist Sports
Studies.” TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly Vol. 8, no. 1: 58-74.

Edited Collections

Forthcoming:   With Travers. “The Sports Issue.” A Special Issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly Vol. 10, no. 4 (May 2023).

Forthcoming:  “Queer athletes and Reproductive Justice: A Transfeminist Sports Studies Framework” in Carly Thomsen, Queering Reproductive Justice (UC Press).

2019: Autobiographies, and Other Personal Narratives. G. Thomas Couser, Susannah B. Mintz, Eds. Michigan: Macmillan, 2019.