Journal Collection

Nella Larsen’s Passing at Ninety

Guest edited this double issue for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

South Atlantic Review, 84.2-3, August 2019


“‘In Despair and Contemplating Suicide’: A Critique of Passing in Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s “The Stones of the Village”

College Language Association Journal, 60.3, March 2018

“‘You’re Neither One Thing (N)or the Other’: Philip Roth, Nella Larsen and the Passing Trope”

Philip Roth Studies Journal, 8.1, Pages 45 – 61, Spring 2012

Creative Writing

Racial Transgression or Transgressive Whiteness: Ralph Northam and the Spectacle of Governance”, February 2019

Co-authored with Wilfredo Gomez for Mark Anthony Neal’s New Black Man in Exile, this article explores Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s use of blackface, and his refusal to step down.

Writer and Editor for Ark Republic, June 2017 – July 2018

In addition to editing many articles, I published essays on fatherhood, food in the Black community, the new US Census categories, the recent co-opting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, the continued relevance of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,” and Kendrick Lamar’s recent Pulitzer Prize.

“A Peter Pan Pedagogy: How a White Woman Helped Me to Teach Race”

In this article, I describe a chance encounter with a white woman on a bus ride, and the ways in which our conversation influenced my teaching of race.

Institute for Recruitment of Teachers Special Collection: Impressions, Ruminations, TreatisesBest Rumination From a University Educator/Professional Award, December 2013