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“Dying Professors in Film and Television: How the Media Make Illness a Moral Issue.” In The Patient: Global Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Kimberly Myers. Freeland, Oxfordshire, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2009. 179-204.


“The Dying Professor Is Killing Me: Media, Morality, and the Public Patient." In The Patient. Ed. Maria Vaccarella and Aleksandra Pytko. Inter-Disciplinary Press eBooks, 2009. <http://www.>. 239-55.


“Katherine Anne Porter’s Ship of Fools: An Interrogation of Eugenics.” Papers on Language and Literature 45.1 (Winter 2009): 82-107.


“Flannery O’Connor,” “Carson McCullers,” and “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.” The Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Ed. Susan Burch. New York: Facts on File. 2009.

     Review of The Encyclopedia of American Disability History in Disability Studies Quarterly 30.3/4 (2010).

     Review of The Encyclopedia of American Disabiilty History on Humanities and Social Sciences Online. December 2010.


“The Extreme Connection Between Bodies and Houses.” M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture 10:4 (August 2007).


Review of Jackie Stacey’s Teratologies: A Cultural Study of Cancer (1997).  Journal of the Medical Humanities 21.1 (Spring 2000): 48-50.


“The Double Vision of Clarence Major, Painter and Writer.”  African American Review 28.1 (Spring 1994): 65-75. Reprinted in Clarence Major and His Art: Portraits of an African American Postmodernist, ed. Bernard Bell. University of North Carolina Press, 2001. 161-73.

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