Heather Love

R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Heather Love is R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Chair at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches courses in twentieth-century literature and culture, queer studies, disability studies, film, and critical theory. She is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (2007) and the editor of a special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies on the scholarship and legacy of Gayle Rubin ("Rethinking Sex"). She is currently at work on a book on the politics of social stigma and the problem of comparison in the fields of disability studies, queer theory, and critical race studies ("The Stigma Archive").