Professional Works

Selected Publications

“Mary Todd Lincoln, Elizabeth Keckley, and America’s Psychiatric Republic.” Literature and Medicine (accepted).

“Margaret Fuller’s Medical Transcendentalism.” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 61.4 (2015): 553-595.

“Canonicity, Genre, and the Politics of Editing: How We Read Frederick Douglass.” Callaloo, A Journal of African Diaspora 36.1 (2013): 178–191.

“Looking for Home in the Islamic Diaspora of Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Azar Nafisi, and Khaled Hosseini.” Arab Studies Quarterly 34.4 (2012): 250–265.

Selected Conference Presentations

"Nurse Narratives and the Epistemology of Injury." Midwest Modern Language Association (Civil War Caucus). November 2016. Cincinnati, OH.

“Neurasthenic Experiments: Emily Dickinson and the Characters of Mind.” Emily Dickinson International Society. June 2016. Paris, France.

“Unsettling Sensations and Nineteenth-Century Cognitive Psychology” (Panel Co-organizer & Presenter). C19: The Society of 19th-Century Americanists. March 2016. State College, PA.

“Reimagining Sensation: Cognitive Science and the American Literary Madwoman.” Midwest Modern Language Association. November 2015. Columbus, OH.

“The Psychiatric Republic: Elizabeth Keckley and Mary Todd Lincoln.” American Literature Association. May 2015. Boston, MA.

“Interdisciplinary Futures: The Medical Humanities Model” (Invited Keynote Address). Midwestern Graduate Liberal Studies Conference. April 2015. Indianapolis, IN.

“Visualizing the Story: Interdisciplinary Techniques for Teaching Literature to Non-Majors.” E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching. May 2015. Indianapolis, Indiana.