“The Touch of the ‘First’ Black Cinematographer in North America: James E. Hinton,
Ganja & Hess, and the NEA Films at the Harvard Film Archive.”
Black Camera: An International Film Journal. 10.1 (Fall 2018), 67-95.
"What Blooms: The Jailhouse, Inside Out,"
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society (Spec. Issue on The Beautiful Prison). Ed. Austin Sarat. Intro. Doran Larson. 64 (April/May 2014), 87-96.
"What Looms: The University, the Jailhouse, and Pedagogy," Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, 9.2 (Spring 2009).
"Blood for Oil: Crude Metonymies and Tobe Hooper's Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)," Gothic Studies 10.1 (May 2008).
"Star Hole (for Courtney Love),"
Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies, 22.65  (Summer 2007).
"American Emergencies: Whiteness, the National Guard, and
Light in August"
The Faulkner Journal 22.1-2 (Fall 2006, Spring 2007).
"A 'Headless Display':
Sula, Soldiers, and Lynching," Modern Fiction Studies 52.2 (Summer 2006).
"Waste and Whiteness: Zora Neale Hurston and the Politics of Eugenics,"
African American Review 34.4 (Winter 2000).
"Little, Violent, White:
The Bad Seed and the Matter of Children,"
The Journal of Popular Film and Television 28.2 (Summer 2000).
Film studies, critical theory, twentieth-century US literature (African American, Southern gothic), prison studies
2019 Visiting Research Fellowship, Black Film Center/Archive, Indiana University, Bloomington
2013 University Funded Faculty Development Leave
2009 UHD Teaching Excellence Award, Winner
2008 UHD Teaching Excellence Award, Finalist
2010, 2011, 2012 Faculty Development Grant
2008, 2010 Organized Research Grant