Book-in-process: Contemporary Art on Television

Book-in-process: Femininity, Sports, and Visual Culture, with Emily Witsell

Book-in-process: Edited Collection on Hallmark Channel, with Emily Witsell, under contract with McFarland Press.

Female Body Image in Contemporary Art: Dieting, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm, and Fatness, Routledge, 2018.

ABC Family to Freeform TV: Essays on the Millennial-Focused Network and its Programs. Co-editor with Emily Witsell, McFarland Press, 2018. More information here.

The Lifetime Network: Essays on “Television for Women” in the 21st Century. Co-editor with Emily Witsell, McFarland Press, 2016. More information here.

Contributor and Editor of Deep in the Heart: Patrick Dougherty, on occasion of the 2015 installation project at Texas A&M University-Commerce, (Commerce, TX: Texas A&M University - Commerce, 2015), available here.

Journal Articles

“Fashionable Flesh: Meat as Clothing,” Fashion, Style & Popular Culture 4, no. 1 (January 2017): 105-120, available here.

 “From That Girl to Girls: Rethinking Ann Marie/Marlo Thomas as a Feminist Icon” The Journal of American Culture 39, no. 3 (September 2016): 285-297, available here.

“Illustrating Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice," in Journal of Illustration, 1, no 2 (October 2014): 233-256, available here.

“‘It’s Not Okay”: FX’s Starved and Eating Disorders as Entertainment” in The Communication Review, special issue on Alternative Visions in Media edited by Kylo-Patrick Hart, 7, no 2 (2014): 233-244, available here.


Book Chapters

“The Challenge of Dieting for the Sake of Art,” in American Shame: Stigma and the Body Politic, edited by Myra Mendible. (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016): 251-273.

“Confronting Art About Rape” in Exploring Bodies in Time and Space, edited by Loyola McLean, Lisa Stafford, and Mark Weeks (Freeland, UK: ID Press, 2014). Available here.

"LOVE at 55th and 6th Avenue," in Art and the Artist in Society, edited by José Jiménez-Justiniano & Elsa Luciano, (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2013). Available here.



Interviewed by Hazel Cillis, for “Why Is It So Hard to Make a Movie About Eating Disorders?”, The Muse at Jezbel, July 14, 2015, here.

Interviewed by Julie Wosk, for “The New Curvy Barbie Dolls: What They Tell Us About Being Overweight,” HuffPost Women, February 12, 2016, here.

Interviewed by Adriene Hill, for “How Do You Parody a Parody?” Marketplace radio and web story, June 4, 2015, available here.


Reviews and Shorter Publications

Review: “Refocus: The Films Of Amy Heckerling Ed. Frances Smith and Timothy Shary. Edinburgh University Press, 2016" Journal of Popular Film and Television46, no. 2 (2018). 

"Kiki Smith and Paper: The Body, the Muse and the Spirit," Art Focus Oklahoma, 32, no. 2 (Summer 2017): 4-5, available here.

“Profile – Adam Lanman,” Art Focus Oklahoma, 31, no. 2 (March/April 2016): 14, available here.

“Book Review – Nick Cave: Epitome, with contributions by Andrew Bolton, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Nato Thompson, and Nick Cave,” ArtDesk Magazine, 2, no. 4 (June 2015): 16.

“Preview – The First Fifty Years of Oklahoma Art,” Art Focus Oklahoma, 30, no. 2 (March/April 2015): 18, available here

“Preview - The New York Project: James Rosenquist,” Art Focus Oklahoma, 29, no. 6 (November/December 2014): 16-17, available here.

“Building Upon History: An Architectural Review of the East Building at the St. Louis Art Museum and the Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum,” Australasian Journal of Popular Culture 3, no. 3 (September 2014): 379-382, available here

“HALO AMOK! Wayne White at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art” in Museum and Curatorial Studies Review 2, no. 1 (Spring 2014), available here.

“Swearing and Stitching:The 21st Century Approach to a Traditional Craft” and “Participating in the Sculptures of Sarah Sze,” MP: An Online Feminist Journal Blog, May 4, 2012 and December 4, 2012, available here.

“Alice Neel,” entry in Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Edited by Hasia Diner (New York: Facts on File, 2011).

“Architecture,” “Sculpture,” “Public art,”  “Mural art,” “Jenny Craig,” “Somercizing,” and “Scarsdale diet,” entries in Encyclopedia for Women in American Popular Culture. Edited by Gina Misiroglu, (New York: Facts on File, 2011).

Entries for Dinner Party Database, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center For Feminist Art, accessible at the Brooklyn Museum and online.



If interested in a particular publication not available above, please contact me.