Publications

Books

Praising Girls: The Rhetoric of Young Women, 1895-1930Southern Illinois University Press, 2016.

Co-edited with Lori Ostergaard. In the Archives of Composition: Writing and Rhetoric in High Schools and Normal Schools. University of  Pittsburgh Press, 2015.


                          



Chapters and Articles

"Collaborative Confrontation in the 'Persistent Protest': Lucile Bluford and the Kansas City Call, 1939-1942." Wide-Open Town: Kansas City in the Pendergast Era, edited by Diane Mutti Burke, Jason Roe, and John Herron, U Press of Kansas, 2018, pp. 178-195.

"Confronting Injustice: Lucile Bluford and the Kansas City Call, 1939-1942." The Pendergast Years: Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression. Kansas City Public Library, 2017.

With Lori Ostergaard and Amy Mecklenburg-Faenger. “Making Space for Writing: School Girls’ Newspapers, Writing Clubs, and Literary Magazines, 1897-1930.” Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetoric? Locations, Scholarship, Discourse. Edited by Kirsti Cole. Cambridge Scholars, 2014.

"Transforming Student Periodicals into Persuasive Podiums: African American Girls at Lincoln High School, 1915-1930." American Periodicals, vol. 22, no. 2, 2012, pp. 199-215.

Rev. of A Feminist LegacyThe Rhetoric and Pedagogy of Gertrude Buck, by Suzanne Bordelon. Rhetoric Review, vol. 27, no. 3, 2008, pp. 311-315.