Peer-Reviewed Books

(P)rescription Narratives: Feminist Medical Fiction and the Failure of American Censorship. Edinburgh University Press. Under Contract. Forthcoming, July 2022.

Introduction and editor of Critical Appendix. Helen Brent, M.D. By Annie Nathan Meyer. HC Critical Edition. Hastings, NE: Hastings College Press, 2020. WINNER OF HONORABLE MENTION, 2021 SSAWW BOOK EDITION AWARD.

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Essays

“Free Alabama: Grief, Loss, and Cultural Trauma in Zelda Fitzgerald’s Save Me the Waltz.” American Writers in Paris: Then and Now. Ed. Ferdâ Asya. Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, Forthcoming. Essay Accepted.

"Speculative Genealogies: Global Infertility and the Biopolitics of the Fertility Dystopia." Legacy. Accepted.

"Her Body, Herland: Reproductive Health and Dis/topian Satire in Charlotte Perkins Gilman." Utopian Studies 29.1 (2018): 1-20. Full article available on

"Utopia, Inc.: A Manifesto for the Cyborg Corporation." Science Fiction Studies 44.1 (2017): 21-42. Full article available on

"Always Already Sexual: New Materialism in Whitman’s Leaves of Grass." Writing the Environment in Nineteenth Century American Literature: The Ecological Awareness of Early Scribes of Nature. Ed. Steven Petersheim and Malcolm P. Jones IV. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 99-115. Full chapter available on

Public Scholarship

"Anti-Censorship Alcott, Or How the Author of Little Women Taught Girls to Talk Sex," Critical Childhood Studies (CCS) Project Blog. Feb. 16, 2022. Open-access article here. PDF copy available


Interview with Roz Brown. “Study: Concerning Stats for Women and Children’s Health.” Public News Service, 3 Nov 2021.

Interview with Olivia Levada. “Researcher Hopes New Book Will Help Others Better Understand Women’s Health Needs.” Spectrum News 1, 20 Oct 2021.

Interview with Leigha McNeil. “Author Reunites with Inspirational 8th-grade Teacher 20 Years Later.” KXXV Channel 25, 20 Oct 2021.

Interview with Leigha McNeil. "We Should Have That Protective Right’: State Representatives Push for Passage of the CROWN Act." KXXV Channel 25, 28 Apr 2021.

Interview with Lauren Dodd. "Professor Highlights Inaugural Poet's Significance." Killeen Daily Herald (Killeen, TX), 26 Jan 2021.

Interview with Paige Ellenberger. KXXV Channel 25. Segment on VP-Elect Kamala Harris and Women of Color Suffrage. 8 Nov. 2020 10pm/9 Nov. 2020 6am.

KXXV Channel 25 Interview. Election Night Panel. 3 Nov. 2020. Press Release.

Interview with Lynette Sowell. "History of the Woman’s Vote, in Texas and Nationwide." Copperas Cove Leader-Press (Copperas Cove, TX), 18 Aug 2020. Print copy available upon request.