Geocriticism, American Literature, the Spatial Turn, the Railroad, 19th Century American Literature, 20th Century American Literature
African American literature, geography, Caribbean studies, American literature, 18th and 19th century American literature
Early American literature; 19th-century American literature; literature and environment; ecocriticism
Slave Narratives, 19th century American Literature, American Literary Realism, Charles Chesnutt
digital humanities, critical bibliography, history of the book, periodicals, 19th Century American Literature, American religious history
Digital humanities, digital pedagogy, networked rhetoric, scholarly communication, 19th century American literature
19th Century American Literature, Women’s and Gender Studies, Sound Studies
Elizabethan/Jacobean Drama, Literary Theory (Post-structuralism, Post-colonialism, Psychoanalysis, etc.), Romanticism, 19th Century American Literature.
eco-critical studies; promotional literature;19th-century American literature; travel narratives; real estate ads; material culture; evidence-based teaching and learning; motivational psychology; branding
My research and publications focus on 19th-century American literature and culture, especially women’s writing, manuscript culture, American transcendentalism, the history of women’s rights, commonplace books and scrapbooks, and scholarly editing.