Research

Selected Publications and Presentations

American Literature and Culture

"Staging Unincorporated Power: Richard Harding Davis and the Critique of Imperial News." Journal of Transnational American Studies, 3(2).

"Something Ancient in Modern Times: Myth and Meaning-Making in M. Night Shyamalan’s Lady in the Water." In Jeffrey Weinstock (Ed.), Critical Approaches to the Films of M. Night Shyamalan: Spoiler Warnings (pp. 189-201). Palgrave. (Co-Author)

"Microhistories: Civil War Witnessing Before Memorialization." In Judith Arlene Bookbinder, Sheila Gallagher (Ed.), First Hand: Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection (pp. 103-110). Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College Museum of Art.

Review of Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms. Journal of Asian American Studies. 

Review of Gin before Breakfast: The Dilemma of the Poet in the Newsroom.

Biennial Conference SASA Conference, "The Civil War Contrabands and Postwar African-American Identity," Southeastern American Studies Association, Kennesaw, GA. (Presentation)

Dimensions of Empire and Resistance: Past, Present, and Future, "Comparative Colonialisms: Practices of Rule and Administration in the U.S. and British Empires," American Studies Association, San Juan, PR. (Panel Organizer and Commentator).

Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms, "TransAmerican Histories: Journalists and Filibusters in the Nineteenth Century," The American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, LA. (Presentation).

Political Theory

"Biopolitical Convergences: Narmada Bachao Andolan and Homo Sacer." Borderlands eJournal, 5(3).

Crisis, Chains, and Change: American Studies for the Twenty-first Century, "Agamben and Transnational American Studies," American Studies Association, San Antonio, TX. (Panel Organizer and Presenter).

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Bringing a self-regulated learning strategies project to scale in a first-year seminar. Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education." (Co-Author)

Bridge to Success: KSU’s Summer Bridge Program to Serve a Target Population. National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 14(2), 5-7. (Co-Author)

Who is Qualified to Teach Metacognition? Improve with Metacognition.

Institute for Developing and Sustaining First-Year Seminars, "Developing and Sustaining First-Year Seminars (multiple presentations)," National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Columbia, South Carolina. (Co-Presentation) 

USG First Year Seminar Workshop, "Supporting Students Beyond the First-Year," University System of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology. (Presentation)

"Listening to Voices in the Margins: Storytelling and Belongingness in the FYE," The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Las Vegas, NV. (Co-Presentation) 

"Promoting Self-Regulated Learning in the First-Year Seminar: Evidence and Future Directions," University of Bergen and bioCEED - Centre of Excellence in Biology Education, Bergen, Norway. (Co-Presentation) 

"Teaching Storytelling to Cultivate Belongingness in the First-Year Seminar," Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA. (Presentation)

"Taking Common Reading Programs to the Next Level," National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. (Co-Presentation)

"Where's the Pedagogy in Digital Pedagogy?," Modern Language Association, Los Angeles, CA. (Panel Organizer and Commentator).

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