Academic Publications

Keenan, H.B. & Krishnan, M. (In Press). Our Many Selves. Chapter 1 in Trans Bodies, Trans Selves (2nd Ed.). Oxford University Press.

Keenan, H.B. (2019). Selective memory: California mission history and the problem of historical violence in elementary school textbooks. Teachers College Record, 121(8).

Keenan, H.B. (2019). Visiting Chutchui: The making of a colonial counterstory on an elementary school field trip. Theory & Research in Social Education, 47(1), 52-75.

Keenan, H.B. (2018). Sweetening the past: Selling heritage at Knott's Berry Farm. In Gross, M.H. & Terra, L. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning the Difficult Past: Comparative Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Meyer, E.J. & Keenan, H.B. (2018). Can policies help schools affirm gender diversity? A policy archaeology of transgender-inclusive policies in California schools. Gender and Education, 30(6), 736-753.

Keenan, H.B. (2017). Unscripting curriculum: Toward a critical trans pedagogy. Harvard Educational Review, 87(4), 538-556.

Keenan, H.B. (2017). Khaki drag: Race, gender, and the performance of professionalism in teacher education. (see excerpt at link) In Picower, B. & Kohli, R. (Eds.), Confronting Racism in Teacher Education. New York: Routledge.

Popular press Articles & Essays

There's a Reason the Department of Education is Ignoring Trans Kids in Slate

Summer School, 2015 - self published account of a summer spent teaching first graders. 

Dear Trans Kids: (From a Trans Teacher) in The Huffington Post.

The Spectacle of the Transgender Child in The Feminist Wire

Book Review: Reaching and teaching students in poverty.  in Rethinking Schools


Media references & Interviews

Interview: The Power of Representation and Inclusive Curriculum on Heinemann’s Beyond the Letters podcast with Kate Roberts & Maggie Beattie Roberts.

Interview: What Educators Can Learn from Indigenous Counterstory on Elementary School Field Trips on Visions of Education podcast.

Ms., Mr., or Mx.? Non binary teachers embrace gender-neutral honorific on NBC National News.

Transgender Teachers, Long Isolated, Are Finding Strength in Numbers on NPR.

Trans Teachers Network Pens Open Letter In Support of Trans Teen Headed to SCOTUS. In The Huffington Post.

Students Enjoy Hands-On Learning through Stanford Summer Explorations. In the Sunnyvale School District Digest


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