Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Demanding Blood: Race, Injurability, and Textual Triage in Civil War Nurse Narratives" (forthcoming, Mississippi Quarterly).

“Mary Todd Lincoln, Elizabeth Keckley, and America’s Psychiatric Republic.” Literature and Medicine 36.1 (2018): 27-56.

“Margaret Fuller’s Medical Transcendentalism.” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 61.4 (2015): 553-595.

“Canonicity, Genre, and the Politics of Editing: How We Read Frederick Douglass.” Callaloo, A Journal of African Diaspora 36.1 (2013): 178–191.

“Looking for Home in the Islamic Diaspora of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Azar Nafisi, and Khaled Hosseini.” Arab Studies Quarterly 34.4 (2012): 250–265.

Book Reviews

Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women’s Antebellum Antislavery Fiction, by Holly M. Kent. Review for Indiana Magazine of History, vol. 114, no. 4, 2018, pp. 313–314. 

Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement In Durham, North Carolina, byChristina Greene. Review for 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies. Issue 21. Autumn 2007.

Encyclopedia Entries

“Frederick Douglass.” In Writers on Women’s Rights and United States Suffrage: Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. George Parker Anderson. Vol. 381. Farmington Hills: MI: Gale Cengage, 2018.

“Khaled Hosseini.” In Critical Survey of American Literature. Ed. Steven Kellman. Vol. 3. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press & Grey House Publishing, 2016. 1386-1392.

Other Writings

“Mad Max, Male Nurse.” With Eric Hengstebeck. Antecure: a Medical Humanities Blog 18 June 2015.

“Nightlonging.” The Stockholm Review of Literature. Issue 7. 20 March 2015

“Our Romance with the American Wilderness,” “Archiving our Lives,” “A Jazzy Take on American Transcendentalism,” and other pieces at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Weblog. 2012.

“Improvisational Soloists in Morrison’s Jazz.” The Explicator. 65.4 (2007): 240–41. Reprinted in Novels for Students. Ed. Sara Constantakis. Vol. 40. Detroit: Gale, 2012.