“Indeterminacy, Intersectionality, and Identity Formation in Light in August.” The Faulkner Journal—forthcoming.
“Reading Race in Nella Larsen’s Passing and the Rhinelander Case.” African American Review, Volume 46.2 (Summer 2013). Runner-up for the Weixlmann Prize. Text available for download here.
“The Nature of the Beast: Scientific Theories of Race and Sexuality in McTeague.” Studies in American Naturalism, Volume 4, No. 1, Summer 2009. pp. 1-21. Winner of the Robert H. Elias Graduate Essay Prize. Text available for download here.
“From ‘Shadowy Anguish’ to ‘The Million Lights of the Sun’: Racial Iconography in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening.” Kate Chopin in the 21st Century: New Critical Essays. Heather Ostman (Editor). Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2008. pp. 121-136.