My current research considers how re-centering relationality may help us to theorize intimate platonic relationalities as alternative political alliances, or other avenues to resist white coloniality and imagine queer possibilities.

Research Specializations

Critical Asexualities and Sexualities Studies · Critical Intimacies Studies · Feminist and Queer Theory · Asian North American Studies · Pilipinx Studies · Critical Race Studies · Anti-Oppression Pedagogies · Cultural Studies · Digital Media Studies · Digital Humanities · Networked Studies · Digital Ethics ·


Kenney, Theresa N. “Ingat Ka Ha?” in E-Zine 3: Translate Me Not: New Filipin/x Writing and Art, decomp Journal, no. 3, UBC, 2021,

Kenney, Theresa N. “Thinking Asexually: Sapin-Sapin, Asexual Assemblages, and the Queer Possibilities of Platonic Relationalities.” Feminist Formations, vol. 32 no. 3, 2020, p. 1-23. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/ff.2020.0038.

Research Positions

Graduate Resident in Digital Scholarship, Lewis and Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, McMaster University, Oct 2020 – May 2021.

Web Assistant and Research Assistant, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, Jan 2020 – Sept 2021.

Project Manager, Augmented Criticism Lab (ACL), Department of English, University of Calgary, Jun 2015 – April 2016. Funded by a SSHRCInsight Development Grant.

Research Assistant, Arts Interdisciplinary Programs, University of Calgary, Sept 2014 – Jan 2016.

Research Assistant, Augmented Criticism Lab (ACL), Department of English, University of Calgary, May 2014 – June 2015 (funded by a SSHRC Insight Development Grant)