Academic Articles

Journal Articles

The Five Stages of Masculinity: A New Model for Understanding Masculinities.” Masculinities and Social Change 5, no. 3 (2016): 268-294.

Meat and Masculinity in Men’s Ministries.” The Journal of Men’s Studies 21, no. 1 (2013): 78-91.

Will the Real Joseph Gelfer Please Stand Up: Multiple Masculinities and the Self.” NORMA: Nordic Journal for Masculinity Studies 7, no. 2 (2012): 125-138.

“Entheogenic Spirituality and Gender in Australia.” Paranthropology 3, no. 3 (2012): 22-33.

That’s Not How We Do Things Here: American Men’s Ministries in an Australasian Context.” CrossCurrents 61, no. 4 (2011): 455-466.

Lohas and the Indigo Dollar: Growing the Spiritual Economy.” New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry 4, no. 1 (2010): 48-60.

Evangelical and Catholic Masculinities in Two Fatherhood Ministries.” Feminist Theology 19, no. 1 (2010): 36-53.

Identifying the Catholic Men’s Movement.” The Journal of Men’s Studies 16, no. 1 (2008): 41-56.

Towards a Sacramental Understanding of Dextromethorphan.” Journal of Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies 3 (2007): 80-96.

Chapters in Books

“Integral Spirituality or Masculine Spirituality?” In Integral Voices on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality edited by Sarah Nicholson and Vanessa Fisher. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2014.

“Introduction” and “In a Prophetic Voice: Australasia 2012.” In 2012: Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse, edited by Joseph Gelfer. London: Equinox Publishing, 2011, pp. 1-7,  144-162.

“A River Runs Through It: Queer Theory and Fatherhood.” In Papa, PhD:  Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy, edited by Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Martin Reynolds. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011, pp. 46-50.

“Introduction.” In  The Best of Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality, edited by Joseph Gelfer. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2010, pp. 11-16.

“Beyond a Sense of Place.” In Immigrant Academics and Cultural Challenges in a Global Environment, edited by Femi J. Kolapo. Youngstown, NY: Cambria Press, 2009, pp. 263-267.


“Review of The Gift of Sublimation: A Psychoanalytic Study of Multiple Masculinities.” Theology & Sexuality (2017).

Review of The Making of Manhood Among Swedish Missionaries in China and Mongolia, c.1890–c.1914 and Christian Masculinity: Men and Religion in Northern Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries.” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 6, no. 1 (2012): 41-42.

Review of ‘Men and Masculinities in Christianity and Judaism: A Critical Reader’ edited by Bjorn Krondorfer.” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 4, no. 1 (2010): 41-42.

Review of ‘The Good Men Project: Real Stories from the Front Lines of Modern Manhood’ edited by James Houghton, Larry Bean & Tom Matlack.” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 4, no. 1 (2010): 32-33.

Review of ‘The Hidden Spirituality of Men: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Sacred Masculine’ by Matthew Fox.” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 3, no. 1 (2009): 94-96.

“Review of ‘A Psychonaut’s Guide to the Invisible Landscape: The Topography of the Psychedelic Experience’ by Dan Carpenter.” International Journal of Drug Policy 18, no. 3 (2007): 240.

Review of ‘From Boys to Men: Spiritual Rites of Passage in an Indulgent Age’ by Bret Stephenson.” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 1, no. 1 (2007): 99-100.

“Review of ‘No More Christian Nice Guy’ by Paul Coughlin.” Journal of Men’s Studies 14, no. 2 (2006): 259-60.

Encyclopedia Entries

“Sisters of Mercy” and “Sisters of Charity.” In Encyclopedia of American Women’s History, edited by Hasia Diner. New York: Facts on File (forthcoming).

“Focus on the Family” and “Million Man March.” In Religion and Politics in America, edited by Frank J. Smith. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC Clio, 2016.

“Native American Church,” “Peyote Cult,” and “Roma.” In Encyclopedia of Immigration, Migration, & Nativism in American History, edited by James S. Olson and Bradley A. Olson. New York: Facts on File, 2010.

“Men and Boys Drinking.” In Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia, edited by Rachel E. Black. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2010, pp. 131-133.

“Branch Davidians,” “Robert Pirsig” and “Psychedelia.” In American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History, edited by Gina Misiroglu. Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2009.

“Androgyny” and “World Magazine.” In Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices, edited by Roger Chapman. Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2009, pp. 24-25; 624-625.

“Buddhists and Buddhism” and “Mormons”.  In LGBTQ America Today, edited by John Hawley. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008, pp. 170-171; 762-763.

“Low riders,” “Ernesto Galarza,” and “Fray Junípero Serra.” In The U.S.-Mexico Border: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics, edited by Andrew G. Wood. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008, pp. 107-08; 141-43; 248-50.

“Playboys.” In International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, edited by Michael Flood, Judith K. Gardiner, Bob Pease & Keith Pringle. London: Routledge, 2007, p. 483.