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Doing the Thing: Surviving and Thriving in College Writing. Illustrated by Erin Mulder. Kendall Hunt Publishing (2023)

Chapter in an Edited Collection

“Violet Strange: Gothic Girl Detective.” New Directions in Gothic Studies: Rethinking Gothic Transgressions of Gender and Sexuality. Edited by Sarah Faber and Dr Kerstin-Anja Münderlein. Routledge Publishing (2023)

Journal Articles

“‘This Guy is Queer’: Words of Power in The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep.” Crime Fiction Studies (2023)

Cherchez la Femme: A Good Woman’s Place in Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction.” Clues: A Journal of Detection (2018)

“Fine Southern Gentlemen: The Three Beaux of Edna Pontellier.” The Hilltop Review (2018)


“Hawthorne’s American Gothic: A Blackness Ten Times Black.” The Hilltop Review (2016)

Conference Presentations

“The Femmes Fatales of Hammett and Chandler: Women Who Kill for Reasons.” Captivating Criminality 10: International Crime Fiction Association Conference. Bath, England. (2023)

Violet Strange: A Girls’ Guide to the Gothic Grotesque.” Midwest Modern Language Association. Minneapolis, MN. (2022)

“Menagerie of the Bizarre: Identity and Intentions in Christie’s ‘The Affair at the Victory Ball.’” North American Conference on British Studies. Chicago, IL. (2022)

“‘Rushing, Shrieking, Each Man for Himself’: Violence and Justice in Detective Fiction.” Captivating Criminality 8: International Crime Fiction Association Conference. Bamberg, Germany. (2022)

“‘One Truly Decisive Gesture’: ‘Markheim’ and Masculinity.” Midwest Conference of British Studies. Virtual Conference. (2021)

“‘A Victim Awaits Justice’: Murder by Mechanism in Anna Katharine Green.” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI. (2021)

“Tribute or Plagiarism? Remembering Anna Katharine Green.” Captivating Criminality 7: International Crime Fiction Association Conference. Bath, England. (2020)

“‘The Facsimile of His Form’: The Yellow Domino in Anna Katharine Green’s XYZ.” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference. Chicago, IL. (2019)

“From Terror to Horror: Taming Wild Beasts in Conan Doyle’s ‘The Brazilian Cat’.” International Gothic Association Conference. Romeoville, IL. (2019)


“‘Sitting on Dynamite’: Words of Power in The Maltese Falcon.” Captivating Criminality 6: International Crime Fiction Association Conference. Pescara, Italy. (2019)

"Stevenson’s The Suicide Club: No Girls Allowed!” Midwest Conference of British Studies. Lexington, KY. (2018)


“‘Hacked by the Mind of Man’: Technology and Terror in Mr. Mercedes.” Murder, She Tweeted: Crime Narratives and the Digital Age. Tampere, Finland. (2018)



“When’s Dinner?” Display Magazine (2006)

“She.” Display Magazine (2005)

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