selected conference papers
"Sport Hunting and the Concept of Manliness in the American Conservation Movement." Paper presented at the American Men's Studies Association Conference: "Masculinities and Institutions: Mapping the Connections," Wake Forest University, Winston–Salem, NC, April 4–6, 2008.
"The Transformative Power of Stories: An Ecofeminist Perspective." Paper presented to the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture, University of Morelia, Mexico, January 17–20, 2008.
"Beyond the Force of Reason: Ecofeminism, Stories, and the Power to Effect Social Change." Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association 28th Annual Conference, St. Charles, IL, June 28–July 1, 2007.
"The Masculinist Roots of Environmentalism: Conservation of What, and for Whom?" Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association 27th Annual Conference, Oakland, CA, June 15–18, 2006.
"Toppling Patriarchy with a Fork: The Feminist Debate Over Meat." Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association 26th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 9–12, 2005. Also presented (revised) to the Pacific Division meeting of the Society for Women in Philosophy, California State University at Chico, September 24–25, 2005.
"Gender Identity and Nature Abuse." Paper presented for panel on "Psychological Roots of Alienation from and Abuse of Nature" at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, August 15, 1998.
"The Hidden Hostility of Holism: An Ecofeminist Critique." Paper presented at conference, "Ecofeminism: A Practical Environmental Philosophy for the 21st Century," Missoula, MT, April 2–5, 1998.
"Compulsory Meat–Eating and the Lesbian/Vegetarian Connection." Paper presented at Exposed! Annual Conference and General Assembly, University of California at Santa Cruz, Porter College, February 6–8, 1998.
"The Heterosexist Subtext of the Justice/Care Debate." Paper presented to the Pacific Division meeting of the Society for Women in Philosophy, Miracosta College, Oceanside, CA, May 31, 1997.
"The Inner Life of Environmental Ethics: An Ecofeminist Critique." Paper presented at the Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Portland, OR, March 14–17, 1996.
"Environmental Ethics or License to Kill?" Paper presented at the Western Chapter Conference of the American Academy of Religion, California State University at Fullerton, March 18–20, 1993.
"The Psycho–Sexual Roots of Biocidal Violence." Paper presented at the World Congress on Violence and Human Coexistence, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 13–17, 1992.
"Animal Liberation and Environmental Ethics: Can Ecofeminism Bridge the Gap?" Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association 11th Annual Conference, Akron, OH, June 20–24, 1990.