Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
· “‘So Much Soul Here I Do Not Need a Book’: Idealization and the Aesthetics of Margaret Fuller’s Coterie, 1839-1842”; ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 61.3 (Summer 2015): 363-409.
· “Personality and Poetic Election in the Preceptual Relationship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1862-1886”; Texas Studies in Literature and Language 55.3 (Fall 2013): 348-87. (Awarded the Tony Hilfer Memorial Prize (2013), given annually for the journal’s best essay.)
“Speaking Beside Ourselves: Claudia Rankine's Citizen and a West Point Classroom”; invited lecture at Hidden Poetry: How does poetry help people who carry the hidden wounds of war and trauma?; Ohio University; 12 November 2015.
“Speechwriting and the Real World Rhetoric of Presidential Politics”; chief discussant with Terence Szuplat, Senior Director of Speech Writing for the National Security Council and White House; West Point, NY, 28 October 2014.
“Teaching Toni Morrison’s Home”; invited panelist, One Book / One New Paltz; New Paltz, NY; 20 November 2013.
Most Recent Conference Presentations:
“Professional Imaginations and Intellects, or Performance-Based Curricula in the Writing Center”; poster presented, International Writing Centers Association Annual Conference; October, 2015.
“The Pen and the Drone: Manumotive Writing Programs and the Professional Imagination at West Point”; paper presented, College English Association Annual Conference; March 2015.
“‘fleeting dreaming vapouring’: Regenerate Energies of Speed and Decay in Mary Moody Emerson”; paper presented, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference; March 2014.
“Long Gray Lines in the Sand: Gender, Belonging, and Brinkmanship at West Point”; paper presented, New York Metro Area American Studies Association Annual Conference; November 2013.
“Patriotisms and Patience: Melville’s Battle-Pieces and the Feelings of American Exceptionalism”; paper presented, Melville Society International Conference; June 2013.