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Office: Johnston 122

Fall 2023 Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11:00am-2:00pm

British Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century; Genre and Narrative Studies; Women's History and Literature; Digital Publishing/Archives

Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
M.A., Notre Dame of Maryland University
B.A., Towson University

Replacing the Implicit Association Test in the Service of Feminist Pedagogy." Proceedings of the Global Conference on Women's Studies (August 2022).

Select biographies. Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, ABC-CLIO, LLC (2021).

The Microgenre: A Quick Look at Small Culturewith Anne H. Stevens. Bloomsbury Publishing (2020).  

"Speaking Amazonian: Textual Idleness and Communities of Practice in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford.” The Gaskell Journal 30 (2016).

“Mirrors, Masks, and Masculinity: The Homosocial Legacy from Dickens to Machen.” Victoriographies. 6.3 (November 2016): 256–275. 

Select biographies. The Norton Introduction to Literature, 11th ed. (2013).    

“The New Woman’s Image in Context.” The Latchkey Journal of New Woman Studies. 5 (Spring 2013).

“Motherless Nature: The Implications of Landscape in Mrs. Warren’s Profession.” UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre. 1.2 (2010).

“Praxis: The Space and the Structure for a Community of Truth.” The National Teaching and Learning Forum. 19.1 (2009): 6-8.  


The Bigamy Plot: Sensation and Convention in the Victorian Novel. The Thomas Hardy Association Journal (Fall 2016). 

A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland. Victoriographies 3.2 (2013): 219-21. 

Imagining Minds: The Neuro-Aesthetics of Austen, Eliot, and Hardy. Victoriographies 3.1 (2013): 86-88.

Victorian Hybridities: Cultural Anxiety and Formal Innovation. Victoriographies 2.1 (2012): 70-71.


"The Implicit Association Test and Higher Education." Third Global Conference on Women's Studies, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 25, 2022.

“The Microgenre in Theory and Practice.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018. 

“Finding ‘Miss James’?: Annotation by Approximation in The Mary Russell Mitford Archive,” with Elisa Beshero-Bondar and Mary Erica Zimmer. 2015 Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, Lyon, France, October 2015.

“Fun-Loving Criminals: Thackeray’s Early Praxis.” Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies, Las Vegas, NV, March 2015.

“Mirrors, Masks, and Masculinity: Sheridan Le Fanu and Arthur Machen.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Convention, Riverside, CA, October 2014.

“Mary Russell Mitford and the Nineteenth-Century Tales Novel.” Northeast Modern Languages Association Convention, Harrisburg, PA, April 2014.

“Fictionalism in Victorian and Edwardian Culture.” North American Victorian Studies Association Conference, Pasadena, CA, October 2013.

“Wandering and the Nineteenth-Century Tales Novel: Pickwick and Yellowplush.” International Conference on Narrative, Manchester, UK, June 2013. 

“Rediscovering Effect through Film.” Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Convention, Las Vegas, NV, February 2013.

“Mirror-Mirror: Working-Through and (Re-) Repressing in The Recess.” International Conference on Narrative, Las Vegas, NV, March 2012.

“A Transatlantic Literary Narrative: 1840,” with Tiffany Wilgar. Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention, Scottsdale, AZ, October 2011. 

“Motherless Nature: The Implications of Landscape in Mrs. Warren’s Profession.” Ireland and Ecocriticism, An Interdisciplinary Conference, Limerick, Ireland, June 2010.

“Mary Russell’s Bleak House: Reforming Victorian Ideology in Detective Fiction.” Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2010.

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