Founding Editor, Columbia Journal of American Studies
Lecturer, New York University (Masterpieces of New York Literature)
Resident, Norman Mailer Colony (2010)
ENG 1101, ENG 2100, ENG 2101
Ph.D. (English) The CUNY Graduate Center
M. A. (American Studies) Columbia University
B.A. (English) Connecticut College
Urban Literature and Culture,The Gilded Age ,American Studies
and Periodical Studies.
Reading the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine: American Literature and Culture, 1870- 1893. Kent State: Kent State UP, 2010.
The Place Where We Dwell: Reading and Writing About New York City. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt, 2005/2007/2011. (with Juanita But)
Good Writing Made Simple. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt, 2008. (with Julian Williams and Monique Ferrell.
“Re-Writing Ourselves in the Wake of 9/11.” Reconstruction. Forthcoming.
“Modern Instances: Vanishing Women Writers and the Rise of Realism.” American Literary Realism. (Winter 2010).
“’Jump Back, Honey, Jump Back’: Reading Paul Laurence Dunbar in the Context of Century Magazine” in We Wear the Mask: Paul Laurence Dunbar and the Representation of Black Identity (Kent State UP, 2010)
“Prefer” in One Word: Contemporary Writers on the Words They Love or Loathe
Ed., Molly McQuade. (Sarabande, 2010)
“The Brooklyn GreenWalk” in Making Teaching and Learning Matter: Transformations in Higher Ed, ed. Cheryl Smith (Springer, 2010)
“City of Surveillance,” in Literature of New York, ed. Sabrina Fuchs(Cambridge, 2009).“From Century to St. Nick, or How Mary Mapes Dodge Came to Fame Editing the Infamous Frances Hodgson Burnett” in Popular Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace (Cambridge, 2008).
“’Much is Published, but Little Printed’: Folklore, American Studies, and the Columbia Journal of American Studies.” Columbia Journal of American Studies (7:1 2007) 1-5.