Author, Criterion Four, “Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement,” HLC Assurance Argument Westminster College – MO, pp. 57-80, 12/17/2014.

Author, English Department Program Review, Westminster College, 2008-2009 AY to 2012-2013 AY (Spring 2014).


See Profiles.


“At the Helm—New Leaders Chart a Steady Course Through Rough Economic Waters.”  AFP  Exchange 21.6 (November/December 2001).

“Taking it to the Web: The Next Step in the Technology Process.”  AFP Exchange 22.2 (March  April 2002).

“Stock Options Expensing: Is a Classic American Market Tool at Risk?”  AFP Exchange  22.4  (July/August 2002).

“Monopoly Profit?  The Debit Card is a Pivotal Issue in two Major Anti-Trust Cases.”  AFP Exchange 22.5 (September/October 2002).

“Paying Online—Losing Money May Not be the Biggest Threat.”  AFP Exchange 22.6  (November/December 2002).

“Data at Risk: The Potential Price of Standard Operating Procedure.”  The John Liner Review  15.4 (Winter 2002): 50-58.

“E-Risk is a Manageable Beast: Huge Liabilities Push Information Security up on the Priority  List.”  AFP Exchange 21.3 (May/June 2001).



Health and Sickness in the Early American Novel (Palgrave Macmillan 2016, Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine series). See Testimonials.

The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown, Political Pamphlets, Vol. 4, Co-editor (Forthcoming in 2018 from Bucknell University Press)

Journal Essays

“Rendering Consciousness Through the Body: Writing Health as a Feminist Narrative Strategy in the Early American Novel.” Revised and re-submitted upon request to Literature and Medicine.

“Virtue and Self-Interest in the Yellow Fever World of Arthur Mervyn.”  Literature in the Early American Republic: Annual Studies on Cooper and his Contemporaries. Volume 5 (2013).

“A Medical Examination of Charlotte Temple: Critiquing the Female Healing Community in Rowson’s America,” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Volume 28, No. 1 (2011).

“Land and the Narrative Site in Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie,” ATQ 19.2 (2005): 95-114.

Conference Papers Delivered

 “‘The Demon that Haunts the American Mind’: Work and the Concept of Time in Sedgwick’s Married or Single?” Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society Symposium 2017, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, June 2017.

Poor Richard’s Almanack: A Handbook for Human Rights in Everyday Life.” Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2017.

Organizer and Chair. “Health in the Early American Public Imagination.” Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2017.

Invited Panelist.  “Women and Medicine in the Literary Criticism of Sharon M. Harris.” Joint OIEAHC—Society of Early Americanists Conference in Chicago, June 2015.

“Early American Media.” Poster Session on Teaching the Eighteenth Century at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies’ Annual Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, March 2014.

 “Illness as a Feminine Narrative Space: Expanding the Canvas of the Early American Women’s Novel.”  American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 2012.

“Rendering Consciousness Through the Body in Early American Women’s Writing.” Women’s History Conference, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, April 2012.

 “The Cure lies Within”: Constructing the Healthy American in Early America.” Society of Early Americanists Seventh Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2011.

“Debt, Social Identity and Health in the Early American Novel,” Roundtable, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2010.

“Physician Empathy and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century American Medical Writing,” Roundtable, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 2010.

“The Rise of the Federalist Physician in Royall Tyler’s The Algerine Captive,” Society of Early Americanists Sixth Biennial Conference, Hamilton, Bermuda, March 2009.

“The Anatomy of Charlotte Temple,” Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Fifth Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 2007.

“Drawing Room Revolution in The Linwoods,” Antebellum American Women Writers and the City, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, September 2005.

Book Reviews

Barnett, Teresa.  Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America. (Chicago, 2013).  Early American Literature  50.2 (2015).

Piette, Adam.  The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam (Columbia University Press, 2009).  Literature and History 20.1 (Spring 2011): 113-14.

Farr, Cecilia Konchar and Jaime Harker, Eds.  The Oprah Affect: Critical Essays on Oprah’s Book Club (SUNY Press, 2008). Literature and History 19.1 (Spring 2010): 103-04.