Eva Hayward

About Eva Hayward

Not accepting graduate students in 2018.  Eva Hayward is an assistant professor in Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Receiving her Ph.D. in History of Consciousness at UC Santa Cruz (2008), she was trained in the history of science and technology, art and aesthetics, and psychoanalytic semiotics with a specific focus on the role of visuality. She has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, University of New Mexico, Uppsala University (Sweden), Duke University, and University of Cincinnati. Her research focuses on aesthetics, environmental and science studies, and sexuality studies. At the University of Arizona, she has taught course on Feminist Animal Studies, Enviornmental Studies, Transgender Studies, Queer Cinema, and Sexuality & Aesthetics.  She has recently published articles in Transgender Studies Quarterly (she co-edited a special issue on the intersection of transgender and animal studies), “FingeryEyes: Impressions of Cup Corals” appeared in Cultural Anthropology, “Carnal Light” appeared in Parallax, “Sensational Jellyfish” appeared in differences, “Lessons From a Starfish” appeared in Women’s Studies Quarterly, “Spider City Sex” appeared in Women and Performance. Hayward’s forthcoming book “SymbioSeas” (under contract with Penn State Press) looks at underwater representations of marine organisms to think about the interplay of art and science, sex and species, mediation and in/sensitivity.



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Eva Hayward
Assistant Professor


Ph.D., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz. 2008.

B.A., American Studies (summa cum laude), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. 2001.


Courses Taught

Queer Theories (GWS 309)

Sex Gender Technology (GWS 260)

Sexuality & Aesthetics (GWS 696)

Trans Studies (GWS 300)