Publications

“Unsettling the Legacy of S. M. Swenson: Swedish Immigration, Land & Slavery in 19C Texas
Monograph in progress

“Age of Consent: Slavery, Seduction and American Girlhood”
Monograph under advance contract with SUNY Press

“Trauma in Phillis Wheatley’s Juvenilia”
Journal of Juvenilia Studies 4.1 (2021): 9-16.

“Age and Consent in Charlotte Temple
Studies in American Fiction 46.2 (2019): 169-194.
Special Issue: Critical Approaches to Age in American Literature
Eds. Sari Edelstein and Melanie Dawson

“Infant Muse: Phillis Wheatley and the Revolutionary Rhetoric of Childhood”
Early American Literature 49.3 (2014): 663-682

“Childhood of the Race: Towards a Critical Childhood Studies”
in The Children’s Table: Childhood Studies and the New Humanities.
Ed. Anna Mae Duane. University of Georgia Press, 2013. 38-51.

Raised in Captivity: Why Does America Fail Its Children?
(St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1997)