Essays

Culturally Induced Range Infilling of Eastern Redcedar: A Problem in Ecology, an Ecological Problem, or Both?” Ecology & Society vol. 22, issue 2, 2017, article 46. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09357-220246. Co-authored with Daniel R. Uden, Craig R. Allen, and Dirac Twidwell.

“Solving for Perennial Patterns in University Composition: Connecting Local and Global Arguments for Place-Conscious Citizenship.” Writing Suburban Citizenship: Place-Conscious Education and the Conundrum of Suburbia, edited by Robert Brooke, Syracuse UP, 2015, pp. 109-132.

“Thinking Like a Prairie: A Contemporary Land Ethic in Great Plains Literature.” Ravenshaw Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies vol. 4, 2014, pp. 56-66. Special issue on Contemporary Green Studies edited by Scott Slovic.

“Reproducing Plant Bodies on the Great Plains.” Plants and Literature: Essays in Critical Plant Studies, edited by Randy Laist, Rodopi, 2013, pp. 243-264. (Reviewed by Joni Adamson in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment vol. 21, no. 3, 2014, pp. 710-712.)

“Who Knows: Sharon Butala’s Fictional Women and the Reality of Small Towns on the Prairie.” Prairie Fire: A Canadian Magazine of New Writing vol. 33, no. 3, autumn 2012, pp. 53-57.

Back on the Farm: The Trade-offs in Ecocritical Lives.Journal of Ecocriticism vol. 4, no. 2, July 2012, pp. 8-19. Co-authored with Kristin Van Tassel.

“Thoughts in the Presence of Emotion.” Writing on the Edge: On Writing and Teaching Writing vol. 22, no. 2, spring 2012, pp. 77-83.

“Ex Marks the Spot.” The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011, edited by Lavinia Spalding, Travelers’ Tales, 2011, pp. 243-250.

Bubble-gum Cameos, Pop-tab Cars, and Kansa the Buffalo.Identity Theory, September 2007.

“Untitled Photograph [Ninth Ward, New Orleans].” Visual Communication Quarterly vol. 14, no. 2, spring 2007, p. 127.

The Embedded Values of Earth.The Land Report 85, summer 2006, p. 16.

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