digital humanities, critical bibliography, history of the book, periodicals, 19th Century American Literature


Ph.D., English Language and Literature, The University of Virginia, 2010
BA, English Language and Literature, The George Washington University, 2004

Other Publications

“Reprinting, Circulation, and the Network Author in Antebellum Newspapers,” American Literary History 27.3 (August 2015), pre-print available.

“Computational Methods for Uncovering Reprinted Texts in Antebellum Newspapers,” with David Smith and Abby Mullen, online in American Literary History 27.3 (August 2015), pre-print available.

“Viral Textuality in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Newspaper Exchanges,” in Virtual Victorians, ed. Veronica Alfano and Andrew Stauffer, Palgrave MacMillan (May 2015)

“‘Taken Possession of’: Hawthorne’s ‘Celestial Railroad’ in the Nineteenth Century Evangelical Canon,” Special Issue on “The Literary,” Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ), Summer 2013

“‘This Flattering Millennium Theory’: Denominationalism Against Millennialism in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Crater,” in Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era, ed. Ben Wright and Zachary W. Dresser, Louisiana State University Press, 2013

“‘Enslaving You, Body and Soul’: The Uses of Temperance in Uncle Tom’s Cabin and ‘Anti-Tom’ Fiction,” Studies in American Fiction, Spring 2008

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