I am Associate Professor of English at Hunter College, where I have taught since 2005. Since 2018 I have taught in the Digital Humanities program at MALS. I am author of American Modernism and Depression Documentary (Oxford UP, 2010) and have published articles and reviews on American literature, modernism, digital humanities, and new media […]
Documentary in literature and film
American Modernism and Depression Documentary. Oxford University Press, 2010. Paperback edition, 2012.
“Documentary Work,” American Literature in Transition, 1930-1940, ed. Ichiro Takayoshi (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
“Visual Cultures of Modernism,” Cambridge Companion to the American Modernist Novel, ed. Joshua Miller (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
“Novel Hacks: New Approaches to Teaching the Novel Genre,” Transformations: The Journal for Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 24:1&2 (Winter, 2014).
“Boring from Within: James Agee and Walker Evans at Time Inc.,” Criticism: A Quarterly for the Arts 52:1 (Winter, 2010).
“From Eye to We: Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices, Documentary, and Pedagogy,” American Literature 78:3 (September, 2006).
“The Needle and the Damage Done: John Avery Lomax and the Guises of Collecting,” Arizona Quarterly 58:3 (Autumn, 2002).