Teaching and Research Interests:
18th and 19th century British literature, Popular Culture, Composition and Rhetoric
The Novels of Jane Austen, Victorian Literature, Neoclassic and Romantic Literature, Television as Literature, Gothic Literature
Publications and Presentations:
- "Joss Whedon's Dollhouse and Joss Whedon's Dollhouse," forthcoming in The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 2011.
- "Domestic Servants, Midnight Meetings, and The Magdalen's Friend and Female Homes' Intelligencer.'" Victorian Literature and Culture 39 (2011): 443-61.
- "Tranforming the Fallen Woman in Adelaide Anne Proctor's 'A Legend of Provence.'" Victorian Transformations. Ed. Bianca Tredennick. Surrey, England: Ashgate P, 2011.
- "The Edge of Sisterhood in Christina Rossetti's 'The Convent Threshold.'" The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 14 (2005): 30-42.
- "Re-reading Sisterhood in Christina Rossetti's 'Noble Sisters' and 'Sister Maude.'" Studies in English Literature 43 (2003): 859-76.
- "Joss Whedon's Dollhouse and Joss Whedon's Dollhouse,"Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. San Antonio, TX. April, 2011.
- "'Nobody wants to be un-anything': Pushing Daisies and the Problem of a Kinder, Gentler, Zombie. Southwest Popular Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. February, 2009.
- "Christina Rossetti's Other Women." Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Reno, NV. October, 2008.
- "'Keeping my private sentiments to myself': Privacy, Class, and The Moonstone." Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Calgary, AL, Canada. October, 2007.
- "The Lost Fan's Burden: Class Consciousness and the Price of Lost Fandom." Southwest Popular Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. February, 2007.
- "The Fallen Woman and the Problem of Complete Reclamation in Adelaide Anne Procter's 'A Legend of Provence.'" Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association. Tucson, AZ. October, 2006.
- "Joss the Buffy Slayer: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Fetishizing of Violence Against Women." Southwest Popular Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. February, 2006.
- "'Beyond the tinsel sentiment': Navigating the Rhetoric of Fallenness in Dora Greenwell's 'Christina.'" British Women Writers Conference. Lafayettte, LA. April, 2005.