Dr. M. C. Jonet



Associate Professor - Gender & Sexuality Studies and English


Gender & Sexuality Studies; Queer (LGBTQIA+) & Feminist Theories, Cultures, & Approaches; Film & 20th and 21st Century Media & Cultural Studies; Research-Creation; Digital Pedagogy

Contact Info

Email: mjonet@nmsu.edu
Office: Breland Hall, Rm. 254A


Ph.D., English - Critical Theory and Cultural Studies with a Graduate Concentration in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, 2007 (Purdue University); M.A., English with a Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies, 2001 (Indiana State University); M.A., The Humanities, 2000 (Indiana State University); M.A., French Language and Literature, 1995 (Indiana State University); B.A., French Language and Literature, 1993 (Indiana State University)

Research, Teaching, and Creativity

Queer (LGBTQIA+) and Feminist Theories, Cultures, & Approaches; 20th and 21st Century Film, Cultural, and Media Studies; Research-Creation; Digital Pedagogy; Digital Short Film Curation 


Introduction to Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; Masculinities Studies; Feminist and Queer Theories; Gender & Film Studies; Alternative Genders & Sexualities; Popular Music and Visual Media

Select Publications

“Queering Online Pedagogies in Gender and Sexuality Studies.” Co-authored with Laura Anh Williams. in Designing Intersectional Online Education: Critical Teaching and Learning Practices. Eds. Xeturah M. Woodley and Mary Rice. Routledge. 2022.

Free and Open to the Public: Film Festival Curation as Public Scholarship.” Co-authored with Laura Anh Williams. MLA Profession (Spring 2019).

“Desire and Queer Adolescence: Céline Sciamma’s Naissance des pieuvres.” Journal of Popular Culture. 50.5 (2017): 1127-1142.

“Our Graphics, Ourselves: Graphic Narrative and the Gender Studies Classroom” Teaching Comics and Graphic Narratives: Essays on Theory, Strategies, and Practice. Ed. Lan Dong. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., Inc. 2013. 119-129.

Editorial Board

Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture (Journal ISSN 20555695, ONLINE ISSN 20555709)

Co-founder & Co-Director

Feminist Border Arts (an arts-humanities research-creation collaboration and platform); Feminist Border Arts Film Festival (curated feminist, LGBTQIA+, and transnational digital film shorts)

Creative Practice

Media Arts (solo video & short filmmaking; visual design; sound and music production); Queer & Feminist Aesthetics & Praxis; Public and Digital Humanities

Digital Storytelling: Pedagogy, Creativity, & Theorizing

Select Filmmaking and Film Curation

“Road,” Digital Video, 2 minutes, color, sound, 2020. Official Selection, Basement Films: 30 Years of Undependent Media. Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM. July 15-October 22.

 “Speak Near,” HD video, 3 minutes, color, sound, 2020. (invited) “FBAFF Retrospective in Feminisms,” 516 ARTS/Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, NM. October 2020.

Feminist Border Arts Film Festival: Retrospective in Feminisms, in collaboration with 516 ARTS “Feminisms” exhibition, and Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, NM. October 2020.