Academic writing

“Taché’s Voyageur Is Not Cooper’s Frontiersman: Differences Between Canadian and U.S. Concepts of 'Frontier,'” Comparative Literature Studies (Pennsylvania State University Press), forthcoming 2022.

“‘Minor’ Literature of an Itinerant Culture: Goulet, Campbell, and the Canadian Métis,” Contemporary French Civilization, 45, no. 2 (2020): 143–64.

Writing and Art in Activist Collaboration: A Métis Story of Resistance and Change,” The Independent Scholar 6 (Feb. 2020): 32–38.

“Le Travail dans la nature canadienne: L’Équilibre (et le déséquilibre) humain tel qu’il est représenté par Louis Goulet et Joseph-Charles Taché,” Nouvelles Études Francophones 33, no. 2 (fall 2018): 21–33.

“Canadian Cultural Intersections and Interactions: An Ecocritical Reading of Joseph-Charles Taché’s Forestiers et voyageurs,” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (summer 2018): 529–48.

Backwoodsmen As Ecocritical Motif in French Canadian Literature: Connecting Worlds in the Wilds (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016).

“Inscriptions of Nature from Guadeloupe, Haiti, and Martinique,” Writing Through the Visual and Virtual: Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean, Renée Larrier and Ousseina D. Alidou, eds. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015).

“Les coureurs de bois, motif éco-critique dans la littérature canadienne française,” Studies in Canadian Literature 38, no. 2 (2014).

“Perspective éco-critique: La nature dans trois romans de Romain, Zobel, et Condé,” International Journal of Francophone Studies 16, no. 1-2 (2013): 135–50.

Four popular-culture essays written for ABC-CLIO’s Academic Solutions website, used as a teaching tool for writing. Essays include “Christian Majority, Pluralist Nation.” Daily Life through History database, ABC-CLIO, 2012.

The Apocalypse Is Everywhere: A Popular History of America’s Favorite Nightmare (Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2009). Traces how, as a Western culture, we have inherited an apocalyptic mindset that often permeates even the environmental movement.


Lexington Books, 2016

ABC-CLIO, 2009