Feminist, domestic and corporeal issues in the fiction of Flannery O'Connor
Theological issues in the short fiction of John Updike
Food issues in the fiction of Ben Okri and Jhumpa Lahiri
Flannery O'Connor in the Age of Terrorism: Essays on Violence and Grace. Eds. Avis Hewitt and Robert Donahoo. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2010.
"`Someone to Shoot Her Every Minute of Her Life': Maternity and Violent Death in Flannery O'Connor and Helena Maria Viramontes." The Flannery O'Connor Review. 4 (2006): 12-26.
"Ignoring `Unmistakable Likeness': Mark Fortune's Miss-Fortune in Flannery O'Connor's `A View of the Woods.'" On the Subject of the Feminist Business: Re-Reading Flannery O'Connor. Ed. Teresa Caruso. New York: Peter Lang, 2004.
"Intimations of Immortality: Mastered Irony in John Updike's `Pigeon Feathers.'' Christianity and Literature. 49.4 (Summer 2000): 499-509.
B.A., The College of Wooster
M.A., Ph.D., Ball State University