Scholarship

Publications

  • “History, Hair, and Reimagining Racial Categories in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 54.2 (2013): 211–24. Print. Abstract
  • “‘Maps of the World in Its Becoming’: Post-Apocalyptic Naming in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.” Journal of Modern Literature 33.1 (2009): 57–74. Print. Reprinted in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (Bloom’s Guides). Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 2011. 91–107. Print. Abstract

Selected Presentations

  • “A ‘Good’ War on Terrorism?: Phil Klay’s Redeployment and the Problem of Discrimination.” War, Literature, and the Arts. Conference, Colorado Springs, CO. September 2018.
  • “Vietnam All Over Again?: Reading Iraq War Fiction in the Shadow of Vietnam.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Louisville, KY. February 2018.
  • “It’s Just Not that Simple: Redeployment and the Just/Unjust Divide.” American Literature Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 2017.