My research has contributed to scholarly conversations in environmental history, Appalachian Studies, Black Mountain College, and ecocriticism. For a recent list of my published work, please see the articles and projects listed below.
- “United We Stand, Divided We May Be Dammed”: Grassroots Environmentalism and the TVA in Western North Carolina.” The Journal of East Tennessee History, vol. 87, released March 2016.
- “‘A New King of Stillness’: Hilda Morley’s Poetry.” Appalachian Journal: Special Black Mountain College Issue, edited by Sandra L. Ballard, Joseph Bathanti, and Savannah Paige Murray, vol. 44, no. 3-4, January 2018.
- “Beyond Martin Duberman’s Community—New Directions for Black Mountain College Research.” Appalachian Journal: Special Black Mountain College Issue, edited by Sandra L. Ballard, Joseph Bathanti, and Savannah Paige Murray, vol. 44, no. 3-4, January 2018.
- “Redemption in the Imprisoning Mountains: A Review of Ron Rash’s The Risen.” North Carolina Literary Review
- “Community Partnership and Community College Collaboration: An Interview with Robert Gipe.” Forthcoming book chapter in Engaging Appalachia: A Guidebook for University-Community Partnerships, edited by William R. Schumann.
- “‘The Grit of the Land Was in Them’: The Post-Pastoral in John Ehle’s The Land Breakers.” Forthcoming book chapter in Appalachian Ecocriticism, edited by Laura Wright and Jessica Cory, West Virginia University Press.