- Seduced by Twilight, a monograph examining the Twilight cultural phenomenon in relation to girl culture, boy studies and masculinity, contemporary feminism, and cultural studies.
- Theorizing Twilight, co-edited with Maggie Parke. Forthcoming from McFarland Press 2012.
Articles and Chapters Published in Books
- “Civilized Vampires Versus Savage Werewolves.” Forthcoming in Bitten By Twilight: Youth Culture, Media, and The Twilight Saga. Peter Lang, 2010.
- “Putting Families Before Nations: The Embodied Activist Mothering of Cindy Sheehan and Jennifer Schumaker.” Forthcoming in 2009 in Technologies of Mothering: New Conceptions, New Deliveries from SUNY. Ed. Jocelyn Fenton Stitt and Pegeen Powell.
- The Politics of Service Learning in ‘Introduction to Women’s Studies’: Addressing Social Injustice Through Activism.”Active Citizenship: Using Service-Learning to Teach Political Engagement. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus, 2008. (This monograph is part of the larger Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Enduring Societal Issues series.)
- “Womb Fiction: Late Twentieth Century Challenges to the Woman as Womb Paradigm.” Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Perspectives. Ed. Robin Hammerman. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 343-372.
- “Social Injustice Embodied.”Reconsidering Erskine Caldwell. Ed. Rob McDonald. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2006. 114-30.
- “Butler’s Corporeal Politics: Matters of Politicized Abjection.”Butler Matters: Judith Butler’s Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies. Ed. Margaret Sonser Breen and Warren J. Blumenfeld. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. 161-172. (Reprinted from The International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies. 6.1-2 (2001): 109-121).
- “Misfit Bodies and Errant Gender: The Corporeal Feminism of Flannery O’Connor.”On the Subject of the Feminist Business”: Re-Reading Flannery O’Connor. Ed. Terri Caruso. New York: Peter Lang, 2004. 94-119.
Articles Published in Refereed Journals
- “Mind/Body Dualism and the Un-just Gendered Logistics of Militarization.”(Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women’s Experience. Cambridge Scholars Press 2009.
- “Excessive Performances of the Same: Beauty as the Beast of Reality TV.” Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory Special Issue. 15.2 (2005): 207-29.
- “Vilifying Former Fatties: Media Representations of Weight Loss Surgery.” Feminist Media Studies. 2 (2005): 252-55.
- “Flannery O’Connor’s Corporeal Fiction Re-Materialized in the Works of Katherine Dunn, Elizabeth McCracken and George Saunders.” Xchanges. 1.2 (2002). N. pag.
Published Book Reviews and Interviews
- “Lesbian Invisibility.” Review of Things No Longer There, by Susan Krieger. Disability Studies Quarterly. 26.2 Spring 2006.
- “’There is a Person Here’: An Interview with Judith Butler.” Butler Matters: Judith Butler’s Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies. Ed. Margaret Sonser Breen and Warren J. Blumenfeld. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. 9-25. (Co-authored with Warren J. Blumenfeld, Margaret Sonser Breen, et al.).