Teaching and research interests: Writing; pedagogy; print culture in the long 19th century; history of the book; textual criticism; animal studies
“Felicia Hemans’s Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers: History, Memory, Nation.” A Band of Exiles on the Wild New England Shore: The Place of Peter Frederick Rothermel’s The Landing of the Pilgrims in America’s National Memory. Easton, PA: Williams Center Gallery, Lafayette College: 2014.
“Reading with Difficulty.” Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy 60 (2010): 102-121.
“’To Him My Tale I Teach’: Figuring Reading and Writing in Late Nineteenth-Century School Editions of Coleridge’s ‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner.’” Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy 56 (spring 2007): 86-107.
“(The Teaching of) Reading and Writing at Lafayette College,” co-authored with Patricia Donahue. Alternative Histories/Local Histories. Patricia Donahue and Gretchen Flesher Moon, eds. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2007. 38-57.
“Literacy, Identity, and the ‘Successful’ Student,” co-authored with William Carpenter. Identity Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Bronwyn Williams, ed. Logan, Utah: Utah State UP, 2006. 92-108.
“Henry Reed and William Wordsworth: An Editor-Author Relationship and the Production of British Romantic Discourse.” Romantic Textualities: Romanticism and Print Culture, 1780-1840 15 (Winter 2005): 29-48.
“When Teaching is a Private Affair.” Composition Studies 32.2 (2004): 93-108.