Nineteenth-century American literature and non-fiction
Epistemology and literature
History of American capitalism
American detective fiction
American folk and popular music
“‘It’s Not Polite to Talk About Yourself’: Regional Identity and Erasure in the Midwest from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Mad Men.” MidAmerica, volume 41, 2014, pp. 39-61.
“‘To Stand Shoulder to Shoulder and Heart to Heart’: Politics, Authenticity, Community, and Folk Music in the Recent Work of Bruce Springsteen,” Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music: Rhetoric, Memorial, and Contemporary Culture. Ed. William I. Wolff. Routlege, 2017.
Review of Essays: A Fully Annotated Edition by Henry David Thoreau. Edited by Jeffrey S. Cramer. Journal of American Culture 37.3 (2014): 350-351.
Review of Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual World. Edited by Paul E. Kerry and Matthew S. Holland. Journal of American Culture 37.3 (2014): 336-337.
Review of Utopian Movements and Ideas of the Great Depression: Dreamers, Believers, and Madmen by Donald Whisenhunt. Journal of American Culture 37.2 (2014): 265-267.
Review of Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America by Gillian Silverman. Journal of American Culture 36.4 (2013): 367-368.
Selected Conference Presentations
"How Did These Get Made: Towards a Theory of Comedy Podcast Consumption," Humor in America Conference, American Humor Studies Association and The Mark Twain Circle, Chicago, IL (July 13, 2018)
“The ‘Truthiness’ of It: Questioning the Validity of Our Own Minds,” Northeastern Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, PA (April 13, 2018)
“The Writing Center as Prison, The Prison as Writing Center: Discipline and Punishment," Southeastern Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA (November 4, 2017)
“Empathy and Community Engagement in the Composition Classroom,” Two Year College Association of Georgia, Clarkston, GA (October 13, 2017)
“‘Only Hegel is fit for America’: Dialectic and Parataxis during the Market Revolution,” American Literature and the Philosophical, Paris, France (March 23, 2017)
“Whitman, Lincoln, Hegel, Marx,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA (November 8, 2013)
“Composing Community and Professionalization for the ‘Next-Gen’ tutor,” With Jennifer Forsthoefel, Marcia Bost, and Kelly Elmore, Southeastern Writing Center Association, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (February 17, 2012)
Selected Pedagogical Presentations
“Troubleshooting Videos in the English 1102 Classroom,” Faculty Development Day, Perimeter College at Georgia State University (February 23, 2018)
“Teaching in the Age of Truthiness: Critical Thinking in a Post-Fact World," Celebrating Teaching Day, Georgia Institute of Technology (March 14, 2017)
“Teaching in a Prison: Pedagogy in (and out) of the Classroom,” Lower Division Studies, Georgia State University (December 5, 2014)
“Tutoring in a Prison,” Writing Studio @Georgia State Tutor Training (August 21, 2014)
“Critical Pedagogy in the Classroom,” With Diana Eidson, Lower Division Studies, Georgia State University (September 18, 2013)