“‘Shame, thas a shame’: The Anti-Sentiment of Sapphire’s Push and The Kid.” The Sentimental Mode: Essays in Literature, Film, and Television. Ed. Jennifer A. Williamson, Jennifer Larson and Ashley Reed. New York: McFarland, 2014. 134-50. Print.
“‘Nothing Hangs Together,’ or Using American Pastoral to Teach Literary Theory.” Cercles 33 (Spring 2014): 145-63. (Special Issue: "Philip Roth, American Pastoral"). http://www.cercles.com/somma.htm. Web.
“Split Skin: Adolescent Cutters and the Other.” Skin, Culture, and Psychoanalysis. Eds. Sheila Cavanagh, Angela Failler, and Rachel Hurst. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 188-214. Print.
“‘A Transference of the Most Fortuitous Kind’: Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night and the Freudian Transference.” Psychoanalysis in Context. Ed. Alvin Henry. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013. 203-24. Print.
“‘Every Word She Spoke Was a Bomb’: Merry Levov’s Anamorphotic Stutter.” New Readings of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral. Ed. Velichka Ivanova. Toulouse, France: Presses Universitaires du Mirail (PUM), 2011. 127-36. Print.
“Nip/Tuck and the Literal Unconscious.” Nip/Tuck: Television that Gets Under Your Skin. Eds. Roz Kaveney and Jennifer Stoy. New York and London: IB Tauris Books, 2011. 37-65. Print.
“Fate, Commodification, and Identity in Louise Erdrich’s The Bingo Palace.” General Themes in Literature. Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. Vol. 1. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2011. 408-11. Print.
“Illness, Love, and Alienation in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night.” General Themes in Literature. Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. Vol. 2. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2011. 442-5. Print.
“Künstlerroman Revised: Doubleness and Catharsis in Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark.” Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark. Eds. Debra Cumberland and Michael J. Meyer. New York: Rodopi Press, 2010. 39-65. Print.
“Female (Mis) Identifications: From Uncle Tom’s Cabin’s Jealousy to Beloved’s Shame.” Women Writers January 2010 (Themed Scholarly Issue: “Psychoanalysis and La Femme”): n. page. http://www.womenwriters.net. Web.
“Stowe’s Suspicious Sentimentalism: Teaching Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the 21st Century.” Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice 4.3 (Spring 2011): 12-28. http://cpcc.edu/taltp. Web.
“‘One Long Frightening Climax’: Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and Lacan's The Other Side of Psychoanalysis.” E-rea 2014 (Special Issue: “Reading English/Language Arts and Literature with the Later Lacan”). http://erea.revues.org/?lang=en. Web.
“Teaching Fun Home as Narrative of Trauma in the English Classroom: Psychoanalysis in Fun Home and Are You My Mother?” Approaches to Teaching Bechdel’s Fun Home. Ed. Judith Gardiner. MLA Press. Print.
Selected Conference Presentations:
The Universal Humanity of Louise Erdrich, Panel Organizer. Humanities Conference: “Humanities 2.0,” Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, February 2014.
“‘Shame, thas a shame’: The Anti-Sentiment of Sapphire’s Push and The Kid,” Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, Annual Conference: “Change,” Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2013.
“Mentoring Marisol: Composition Pedagogy and the Gateway to Professional Identity,” SUNY Council on Writing, Annual Conference: “Building Cultures of Writing for Tomorrow,” Buffalo, NY, March 2013.
“Split Skin: Adolescent Cutters and the Other,” The Psychoanalysis Reading Group, Cornell University, Annual Conference: “What Can a Body Do? Psychoanalysis and the Logic of the Symptom,” Cornell, NY, April 2012.
“‘This Ain’t Real Estate’: The Commodification of Tradition in Louise Erdrich’s The Bingo Palace,”College English Association, Annual National Conference: “Fortunes,” St. Petersburg, FL, April 2011.
“Taming Timed Writing through Composition and Teacher Education,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Annual National Conference: “The Remix,” Louisville, KY, March 2010.
“Smashed in Freshman Composition: Students Enjoying Reading,” National Council of Teachers of English, Annual National Conference: “Once and Future Classics: Reading Between the Lines,” Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.
“‘They Tell a Story’: Cutting and Linguistic Representation,” English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, Annual State Conference: “Making Our World: Language, Literacy, and Culture,” Shippensburg, PA, October 2009.
“Themed Sections of Freshman Composition: A Pedagogical Approach,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Annual National Conference: “Making Waves,” San Francisco, CA, March 2009.
“Decoding without Translating: Notes from a Student Teacher Supervisor and College Professor on the Decline of Traditional Texts,” Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts, Annual State Conference: “Just Teaching Them to Read and Write: Trusted Approaches and Innovative Strategies for 21st Century Literacies,” Lancaster, PA, October 2008.
“Double Encryptment: Impossible Mourning and Faulkner’s Southern Mothers,” Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, Annual Conference: “Psychoanalysis and Democracy,” Columbia University, New York City, October 2004.
“Female (Mis) Identifications: From Uncle Tom’s Cabin’s Masochism to Beloved’s Shame,” Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, Annual Conference: “Emotions,” University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, October 2002.
Practicum in Teaching (ENG-599)
Seminar in Teaching English/Lang. Arts (ENG-525)
Seminar in Composition and Rhetoric (ENG-512)
Student Teaching (EDU-495)
Seminar in Literary Theory: Psychoanalysis (ENG-466)
Seminar in Major Author: Louise Erdrich (ENG-464)
Teaching English in Secondary Schools I (EDU-421)
Teaching English in Secondary Schools II (EDU-422)
Studies in 19th Century American Literature (ENG-381)
Ethnic Literature in America (LIT-360)
Research & Report Writing (WRT-350)
Reading & Writing about Trauma in the English Classroom (ENG-336)
Introduction to English/Language Arts Education (EDU-290)
American Short Fiction (ENG-251)
Introduction to Short Fiction (ENG-251)
Introduction to Literature (ENG-250)
American Literature II: (1865-1945) (ENG-234)
American Literature I: (1650-1865) (ENG-233)
Advanced Writing 1 (ENG-201)
Analytical Writing (WRT-200)
Literary Studies II (ENG-111)
Writing-Intensive First-Year Seminar (ENG-106)
Writing 2 (ENG-102)
Writing 1 (ENG-101)
Basic Writing (ENG-050)