Jessica Fields (SFSU)
Professor of Sociology and Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University
Jessica Fields is Professor of Sociology and Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University and the author of Risky Lessons: Sex Education and Social Inequality (Rutgers), which received the 2009 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from American Sociological Association’s Race, Class, and Gender Section. With Laura Mamo, Nancy Lesko, and Jen Gilbert, she leads The Beyond Bullying Project, a community-based storytelling project that aims to understand and interrupt the ordinary hostility in high schools to LGBTQ sexualities (funded by the Ford Foundation). Fields is currently writing her second book, Problems We Pose: Feeling Differently in Qualitative Research, in which she explores the problems our bodies and histories pose for the research process as opportunities to examine lived experiences of race, gender, class, sexuality, nation, migration, and more.
- Fields, Jessica; Gilbert, Jen; Lesko, Nancy; Mamo, Laura. Can U.S. schools move beyond bullying with expanded stories of LGBTQ sexuality? 2014. (PDF)
- Fields, Jessica. Feminist Ethnography : Critique, Conflict, and Ambivalent Observance. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. 2013 (PDF)
- Fields, Jessica. The Racialized Erotics of Participatory Research: A Queer Feminist Understanding (PDF)