Recent Activities


Ecologies of Harm: Rhetorics of Violence in the United States, The Ohio State University Press, 2020.

“In This Place: Loss and Lived Memory at the Moore’s Ford Lynching Reenactment.” Advances in the History of Rhetoric 20.2 (2017).

“Bad Looking: Saddam Hussein’s Execution and Binary Understandings of Spectatorship.” enculturation, 22 April 2015.


“Violent Exchange: Inhospitality in Civil Law”
Rhetoric Society of America, Portland, May 2020

“Modeling Disagreement in the Composition Practicum”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, March 2020

“‘As Uneventful as Possible’: Materializing Pain in Lethal Injection”
Rhetoric Society of America, Minneapolis, June 2018

“Fostering Hospitality in Multimodal Spaces”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, March 2018

Collaborative Session: Fake News, Controversial Texts, and Personal Writing in the Feminist Classroom. Feminisms and Rhetorics, Dayton, October 2017

Professional Service

Reviewer for Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 2019

Reviewer for Cultural Rhetorics Conference, 2018

Program Chair for Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference, 2018