Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- The Transparent Traveler: The Performance and Culture of Airport Security, under contract with Duke University Press.
- “Terror and the Female Grotesque: Introducing Full-body Scanners to US Airports.” In Feminist Surveillance Studies, edited by Shoshana Magnet and Rachel Dubrofsky, forthcoming from Duke University Press.
- “Letting the Object of Study Lead: A Cultural Studies Ethic.” Invited response to a forum on methodology. Forthcoming in a special issue of Text and Performance Quarterly on the relationship between rhetoric and performance studies.
- “Unwitting Performances of Transparency: Monitoring the Traveling Public, Managing Airport Affect.” Performance Research 16:2 (2011): 97-104.
- Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009.
- “Cleared for Takeoff: Air Passenger Efficiency Training in the Post-9/11 Era.” SAFE: Special Issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly 39:1&2 (2011): 315-327.
Lectures, Panels and Workshops
- 2013 Featured Speaker, Annual International Crime, Media and Popular Culture Studies Conference, Indiana State University.
- 2011 “Wanted Dead: On the Refusal to Publicly Display Images of Bin Laden’s Corpse” Uncertain Knowledge: Practices, Media & Agents on (Non-)Affirmation in 19th- and 20th-Century American History, German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.
- 2005 “Forms of Memory: Carrie Mae Weems and Memory.” Contesting Public Memories Conference, Syracuse University.