"Civil War Literature." Civil War America: A Social and Culturay History, Maggi Morehouse and Zoe Trodd, eds. London: Routledge, 2012.
"'Reading the List': Casualty Lists and Civil War Poetry." ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 59(1): 48-78 (spring 2013).
"'Pioneers! O Pioneers!' and Whitman's Early German Translators. 19 Interdisciplinary Studies of the Long Nineteenth Century 9 (2009)
"The Politics of Humor: Max Cohnheima's Columbia (1863-73), a German Newspaper in the Nation's Capital." American Periodicals: A Journal of HIstory, Criticism and Bibliography 19(1):21-48 (spring 2009).
"A Newly-discovered Translation of Louisa May Alcott's 'My Contraband' in a German American Newspaper." New England Quarterly 81(4): 703-13 (December 2008).
"Israel Potter," "The Marble Faun," "The Piazza Tales," "Redburn," "Typee" and White-Jacket." Encyclopedia of American Literature (rev.ed), vol. 2 (New York: Facts on File, 2008).
Reading and Disorder in Antebellum America by David M. Stewart (Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2011). SHARP News 21(2) (spring 2012).
“‘A Strange Mixture of War and Dante and Robinson Crusoe’: Soldiers’ Reading and Autobiographical Accounts of the American Civil War," American Literature Association Symposium on War and American Literature, New Orleans, La., October 2013
"Walt Whitman's Western 'Jaunt' and Early Ception in the (Mid-)Western Press," Reception Study Society Conference, Milwaukee, Wis., September 2013
"A 'Great Army of Letters': Letter Writing and Patriotic Duty in Women's LIterature of the Civil War," Society for the STudy of American Women Writers," Denver, Colo., October 2012
"Whitman's German Reception and the Idea of an American Landscape," International Whitman Symposium "'Voluptuous Cool-Breath'd Earth': Whitman, the Earth and Ecology" of the Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association, Pobierowo, Poland, June 2012
"Soldiers, Readers and the Reception of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' In Civil War in America," American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, Calif., April 2012
"Dead Letters, Absent Bodies and the Uncertaintiy of (Re-)Union: Representations of Letter Reading in American Literature of the Civil War," Reception Study Society Conference, Maryville, Mo., September 2011
"Annotating Whitman's Civil War Correspondence in a Digital Environment," Association for Documentary Editing Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., October 2010
"Reading for Respectability: The Free Black Community in Antebellum Philadelphia and the Culture of Reading," Modern Language Association Convention, Philadelphia, Pa., December 2009
"Modeling the African American Woman Reader: Depictions of Women Readers in the Christian Recorder During the 1850s and 1860s," Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., October 2009
"Walt Whitman, the 'Soul of America/' Whitman's Early German Translators and the Contemporary German Discourse on America and Its Literature," Talking Back to Walt Whitman Symposium, Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association, Dortmund, Germany, June 2008
Awards and honors
Caleb Loring Jr. Fellowship, Boston Athenaeum, 2010
Fellowship of the Lincoln Branch of the American Association of University Women, 2010-11
P.E.O. Scholar Award, 2009
"'Leaving it to you to prove and define': 'Poets to Come' and Whitman's German Translators." Essay solicited by the Walt Whitman Archive, translation section, August 2012 (with Walter Granzweig)