Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and Essays

“Poetics of a New Science: ‘Song of Myself’ as Sociology” in The New Whitman Studies: Twenty-First Century Critical Revisions. Matt Cohen, ed. Cambridge University Press, 50-67. LINK  PDF (pre-prints)

Interviewed for Donna Langille’s “The Collective Work of Collected Works” in Langille, Donna. Rebus Community Reports: Insights from OER Project Leads, Rebus Foundation, 27 Sept. 2019. LINK

“A “Reconstructed Sociology”: Democratic Vistas and the American Social Science Movement” in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 36.1 (Summer 2018): 27-71. LINK

“Expanding the Open Anthology of Earlier American Literature.” The Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students. Rebus Community, 2017. LINK

“Emma Goldman Reading Walt Whitman: Aesthetics, Agitation, and the Anarchist Ideal.” Texas Studies in Language and Literature. 57.1. (Spring 2015): 80-105. PDF

Review of In Walt We Trust: How a Queer Socialist Poet Can Save America from Itself by John Marsh in Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 33 (Summer 2015): 63-67. LINK

Selected Presentations

“Walt Whitman, Daniel Garrison Brinton, and the Poetics of American Anthropology.” Walt Whitman International Conference. Huntington Station, NY, August 9-11, 2019.

“The Poetics of a Modernist Science: Robert Park Reading Walt Whitman.” Modern Language Association Convention. Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019.

“Walt Whitman, Daniel Garrison Brinton, and the Poetics of American Anthropology.” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention. Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 15-17, 2018.

“Who Owns the Text in This Class? Open Pedagogy and Literary Studies.” 2018 Modern Language Association Convention. New York, January 4-7, 2018.

“‘A Reconstructed Sociology’: Democratic Vistas and the American Social Science Movement.” American Literature Association Conference. Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

“Leaves of Grass and the Sociology of the South.” Modernist Studies Association Conference. Pasadena, CA, November 2016.

“Ross D. Brown and the Poetic Media of Black Socialism.” Trans/forming Activist Media in the Americas. The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, October 2016.

“‘His Song Of Society’: How Social Scientists Read Leaves of Grass.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Penn State University, University Park, PA, March 2016.

“Robert E. Park Reading Walt Whitman: ‘Song of Myself’ as Human Ecology.” American Literature Association, Boston, May 2015.

Leaves of Grass and Social Control.” International Walt Whitman Symposium, Bamberg, Germany, July 2014.

“‘Where the Spirit of Fellowship is Mortised’: The Walt Whitman-Herbert Spencer Center and the Arts and Crafts Socialists of To-Morrow.” American Literature Association, Boston, May 2013.

“’As man appears to the great old Walt, so does he appear in anarchism’: Emma Goldman’s Revolutionary Readings of Walt Whitman.” Midwestern Modern Language Association, St. Louis, November 2011.