Jennifer Doyle

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Jennifer Doyle is a Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside.[1] She is a queer theorist, art critic and sports writer.

She is the author of Campus Sex, Campus Security (2015),[2] which explores the intersection of discourse on sexual harassment and campus security, Hold it Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art (2013),[3][4] which examines how artists work with emotion, and Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire (2006), which considers how artworks are about sex. Along with José Esteban Muñoz and Jonathan Flatley, Doyle is co-editor of Pop Out: Queer Warhol (1996).[5] She is also widely known for her feminist sports blogs, "From a Left Wing" (2007–2013) and "The Sports Spectacle." She was a co-host for KPFK Los Angeles's "The People's Game," a daily podcast for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and wrote online commentary for Fox Soccer during the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

From 2002 to 2005 she dj'd for Vaginal Davis's weekly club Bricktops as "Pirate Jenny de Montpellier." She is currently a member of the volunteer collective which runs the artspace Human Resources Los Angeles.

Doyle has taught American literature, visual culture and queer theory at the University of California, Riverside since 1999. In 2012, Doyle won an Arts Writers Grant from Creative Capital | The Warhol Foundation.[6] She was also the 2013-2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the University of the Arts, London.[7]


  1. ^ University of California, Riverside web site faculty page. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Grant, Melisa Gira (December 2015). "IX Lives". Retrieved April 10, 2016.
  3. ^ Henry, Joseph (June 10, 2013). "Interview with Artist Historian, Jennifer Doyle". Retrieved October 7, 2013.
  4. ^ Fried, Laura (June 19, 2013). "Los Angeles Review of Books". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
  5. ^ "Pop Out: Queer Warhol". Duke University Press. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
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