- 2016 Review of Vinodh Venkatesh's The Body as Capital: Masculinities in Contemporary Latin American Fiction. In Masculinities Journal. 6.
- 2014 “‘Marijuana is a Crime, But Homophobia is Just Fine:’ The Scandalous Logics of Queer Solidarity.” in Queering Paradigms IV: South-North Dialogues on Queer Epistemologies, Embodiments and Activisms. London: Peter Lang Publications.
- 2014 "A Tale of Two Rios: Urbanization and Displacement in Brazil." Latin America/Chicago: Newsletter for the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago. pp. 3-4.
- 2014 "Sex Politics Between Anticolonialism and Human Security." In Student Anthropologist 4(1).
Jay Sosa is a cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on sexuality, statecraft, and public culture in São Paulo, Brazil. His current book project, Participatory Desires, examines how demands for LGBT political recognition in media, protests, and government institutions have served as a catalyst for broader shifts in Brazil’s ideological spectrum.
Jay teaches courses on biopolitics, neoliberalism, public affect, and queer theory, as well as identity based social movements, democratization and human rights throughout the Americas.
- PhD, University of Chicago
- MA, University of Chicago
- BA, University of Michigan