PhD Candidate, Fourth Year
Research Interests: Children’s Lit, Cultural Studies, 20th Century American Lit, Gender and Sexuality
“African American Genre Crossings” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. 41.4 (2016) (forthcoming)
“Consuming Girls: Valuing Queer Identity in Monster High Fandom.” Transformative
Works and Cultures. vol. 20 (2016) (forthcoming)
“Of Two Hearts: Black American Identity in the Work of Virginia Hamilton” The Lion and the
Unicorn. 39.3 (2016) (forthcoming)
The Comic Book Film Adaptation. By Liam Burke. Jackson, MS: University Press of
Mississippi, 2015 Appearing in Journal of American Culture 39. 3,
September 2016 (forthcoming)
Monstrous Bodies: Feminine Power in Young Adult Horror Fiction. By June Pulliam. Jefferson,
NC: McFarland, 2014. Appearing in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly.
40.1, Spring 2015. 97-99.
“Sita, Surpanakha and Kaikeyi as Political Bodies: Representations of Female Sexuality in
Idealised Culture.” Journal of Graphic Novels & Comics 5.2 (2014): 125-36.
“Performative Metafiction: Lemony Snicket, Daniel Handler and The End Of A Series of
Unfortunate Events” The Looking Glass: New Perspectives in Children’s Literature 17.1
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