Below is just a small sample of the scholarly and creative work published by our faculty.


Jon Billman

  • The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America's Wilderness (Grand Central, 2020)

Gabriel Brahm

  • The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (co-edited with Cary Nelson), Wayne State University Press, 2015.
  • "There is a Clash of Civilizations: an Interview with Benny Morris," (Fathom, Autumn 2015.)

Lynn Domina

  • The Historian's Passing: Reading Nella Larsen's Masterpiece as Social and Cultural History, Praeger, 2018. 
  • The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Exploration of Literature, ABC-Clio, 2015. 
  • “N. Scott Momaday” in Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction, 1980-2020,eds. Patrick O’Donnell, Stephen J. Burn, and Lesley Larkin, Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming. 
  • “Pastoral and Ecocritical Voices in Modern Prose Poetry” in Edinburgh Companion to the Prose Poem, eds. Michel Delville and Mary Ann Caws, Edinborough University Press, 2021. 
  •  “’Hack and Rack the Growing Green’: Gerard Manley Hopkins, Ecotheology, and the Poetry of Denise Levertov, Pattiann Rogers, and Martha Silano” in The Fire that Breaks: Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Poetic Legacies, eds. Daniel Kirk Westover and William Wright, Clemson University Press, 2020. 

Matt Frank

  • Preparing the Ghost (Liveright; 1 edition July 7, 2014)
  • The Mad Feast (Liveright; 1 edition, November 9, 2015)

Marek Haltof

  • Polish Cinema: A History (Second, updated, revised and expanded [200 pages added] edition of Polish National Cinema published in 2002). New York: Berghahn Books, 2019.
  • Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2018.
  • Historical Dictionary of Polish Cinema (2015, first edition in 2007).
  • Polish Film and the Holocaust: Politics and Memory (2012).

Amy Hamilton

  • Before the West was West: Critical Essays on Pre-1800 Literature of the American Frontiers. Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard, eds. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
  • Peregrinations: Walking in American Literature. Reno: U of Nevada P, 2018.
  • “Imagined Deserts, Planned Communities, and Escape Pods in the American West.” Reading Aridity in Western American Literature. Eds. Jada Ach and Gary Reger. Lexington Press: 2020. 21-42
  • “Climate and American Indian Literature.” Climate and American Literature. Ed. Michael Boyden. Cambridge University Press: 2020. 93-108.
  • “Gender, Affect, Environmental Justice, and Indigeneity in the Classroom.” Teaching Western American Literature. Eds. Brady Harrison and Randi Tanglen. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2020. 89-104.
  • “‘This world that walks’: Cultural Destruction, Cultural Renewal, and Social Justice on the Trails of North American Indigenous Removal.” Walking, Landscape, and Environment, Eds. David Borthwick, Pippa Marland, and Anna Stenning. New York: Routledge Press, 2020. 69-82.
  • Review of Mapping Region in Early American Writing. Edited by Edward Watts, Keri Holt, and John Funchion. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 24.4 (Autumn 2017): 836-837.
  • “Colonialism and Gendered Violence in the Grassy, Bloody West.” Gender and the American West. Ed. Susan Bernardin. Routledge Press: 2022. 384-396.
  • “Luis Alberto Urrea.” The Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction 1980-2020, Vol. 2. Eds. Stephen Burn, Lesley Larkin, and Patrick O’Donnell. Wiley-Blackwell Press: 2022.

Patricia Killelea

  • “A New History,” finalist for the Frame to Frames Ekphrastic Poetry Film Prize & Official
    Selection for FOTOGENIA Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival, Mexico City, November
  • “The Middle of Nowhere,” Honorable Mention at The Midwest Video Poetry Festival, Madison,
    WI, October 2023
  • “Postcard: Greetings from Lake Superior,” selected and screened at Det Poetiske Fonotek: The
    Nature & Culture International Poetry Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2022
  • “A Rusted Birdcage in an Otherwise Empty Field” and “Process Notes (Craft Essay),” FENCE,
    February 2022
  • "Poem to be Read Shortly Before my Reincarnation (Audio)" featured on The CryptoNaturalist,
    September 2020
  • "My Apologies," Seneca Review: 50th Anniversary Issue, May 2020
  • Counterglow: Poems (Urban Farmhouse Press, 2019)
  • "How it Starts," short-listed and screened at Ó'Bhéal International Poetry Film Competition,
    Cork, Ireland, September 2017

Caroline Krzakowski

  • Diplomacy in Postwar British Literature and Culture. [Series: Modernism and the Avant Garde]. Ed. James Gifford and Stephen Ross. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.[In Production]
  • Contributor, British Fiction 1930-1945. Year’s Work in English Studies. Oxford University Press, 2016-2022.
  • “Paperwork: Atomic Age Bureaucracy in C.P. Snow’s Strangers and Brothers.” The Edinburgh Companion to Modernism and Technology, Ed. Ian Whittington and Alex Goody. Edinburgh University Press, 2021.
  • “Modern Negotiations: Harold Nicolson’s Peacemaking 1919 and Public Faces” La Diplomatie et le Roman Moderne/Diplomacy and the Modern Novel. Ed. Isabelle Daunais and Allan Hepburn. University of Toronto Press, 2020.
  • “Modernist Institutions.” ed. With Megan L. Faragher. Special Cluster, Modernism Modernity Print Plus Platform, 2020.
  • Contributor, British Fiction 1930-1945. Year’s Work in English Studies. Oxford Academic, 2017-2019.
  • “Harold Nicolson.” Modernist Archives Publishing Project. 2018.
  • Krzakowski, Caroline Zoe. "The New Woman." In Stephen Ross, Gen. Ed. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. New York: Routledge, 2015.
  • "The New Woman." In Stephen Ross, Gen. Ed. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. New York: Routledge, 2015. 
  • “The Problem of Diplomacy in Lawrence Durrellʼs Mountolive.” Archives and Networks of Modernism. Eds. James Gifford, James M. Clawson, and Fiona Tomkinson. Spec. issue of The Global Review: A Biannual Special Topics Journal 1.1 (2013): 115-134.
  • “Eve Patten. Imperial Refugee: Olivia Manning’s Fictions of War”. Irish Historical Studies. 38: 152 (2013).

Lesley Larkin

  • "'Then Her World Exploded': Science Fictional Reading and Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, vol. 47, no. 3, 2022, pp. 89-111.
  • The Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction, coedited with Patrick O'Donnell and Stephen Burn, Wiley-Blackwell, 2022. 
  • "The Decolonial Virtues of Ethnospeculative Fiction," cowritten with Paula M. L. Moya. Cultivating Virtue in the University, edited by Jonathan Brant, et al., Oxford University Press, 2022, pp. 226-249.
  • “Reading in the Postgenomic Age: On Contemporary Literature and the Good Bionarrative Citizen.” The Hastings Center Report, vol. 50, no. S1, 2020, pp. S37-S43.
  • Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett. Indiana University Press, 2015.

Z.Z. Lehmberg

  • Winter Solstice 那一年的冬至  (translator. Guangdong Education Publishing House Co. Ltd, 2017.)

Rachel May

  • Quilting with a Modern Slant (Storey/Workman, 2014.)

Kia Jane Richmond

  • Richmond, K.J. (2019). Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature: Exploring Real Struggles Through Fictional Characters. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Libraries Unlimited.
  • Richmond, K.J. (2018). An examination of mental illness, stigma, and language in My Friend Dahmer. The ALAN Review 46 (1), 42-53.
  • Richmond, K.J., Olan, E.L., and Kelly, M.M. (2021). Teaching When Reason Breaks: Understanding Depression and Interrogating Bias through Character Analysis. In B.B. Eisenbach, J. Frydman, & P. Greathouse’s (Ed.) Fostering Mental Health Literacy through Adolescent Literature. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Richmond, K.J., and Olan, E.L. (2020). Examining mental illness in John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down: OCD- More than just attention to detail. In V. Malo-Juvera & P. Greathouse’s (Ed.) Breaking the Taboo with Young Adult Literature. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Kel Sassi

Teaching with Indigenous YAL Boarding School Texts: Unsilencing Indigenous Voices.” (September 2023). 2nd author with Caitlin Johnson. English Journal, 113(1), 67-74.

Write Across America: The Virtual Writing Marathon.” (2023). 1st author, with Susan Martens and Richard Louth. Writing and Pedagogy, 15(1-2), 51-71.

The Virtual Writing Marathon Ecosystem: Writing, Community, and Emotion.” (2023). 1st author, with Susan Martens and Richard Louth. College Composition and Communication, 74(3), 446-484.

A Thousand Teens Writing Across America: An Innovative Virtual Marathon.” (2022.) 1st author, with Susan Martens and Julie Dawkins. English Journal, 112(1), 24-32.

Ben Wetherbee

  • “Epideictic Priming amid COVID-19: Metonymy under the Microscope.” Journal for the History of Rhetoric, vol. 26, no. 2, 2023, pp. 229-42.
  • “Masked Meanings: COVID-19 and the Subversion of Stasis Hierarchy.” Coauthored with Genevieve Gordon. Rhetoric Review, vol. 41, no. 4, 2022, pp. 249-65.
  • “The Other Toulmin Model: Concepts, Topoi, Evolution.” Reinventing Rhetoric Scholarship: 50 Years of the Rhetoric Society of America, edited by Roxanne Mountford, Dave Tell, and David Blakesley, Parlor, 2020, pp. 78-86.
  • “‘Redemption Follows Allocution’: Dan Harmon and the #MeToo Apology.” Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric, vol. 9, no. 3/4, 2019, pp. 112-25.
    Dystopoi of Memory and Invention: The Rhetorical ‘Places’ of Postmodern Dystopian Film.” Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics, vol. 2, no. 2, 2018, pp. 116-34.

Robert Whalen

  • The Digital Temple (Whalen, Robert and Christopher Hodgkins, eds. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013.)
  • Series and volumes editor, George Herbert: Complete Works, 3 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
  • "Cestus Responds to Aethiopissa" in Renaissance & Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme 44.1 (2021): 19-40.

David Wood

  • "Disability in Renaissance Drama." Blackwell Companion to Renaissance Drama. Arthur Kinney, ed. Blackwell [forthcoming 2016].
  • “Disability, 'Enslavement,' and Slavery: Affective Historicism in Fletcher and Massinger's A Very Woman," Routledge Companion to Literature and Emotion, Patrick Hogan, Bradley Irish, and Lalita Pandit, eds. New York: Routledge (forthcoming 2021).
  • "Disability in Renaissance Drama." Blackwell Companion to Renaissance Drama. Arthur Kinney, ed. Blackwell Publishing (2018).
  • "Early Modern Disability and Literature." Co-written with Allison P Hobgood. The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability. Clare Barker and Stuart Murray, eds. Cambridge University Press (2017).