publications

Book Chapters

“Planes, Pencils, and Politics: How Race and Labor Practices Shaped Postwar Atlanta,” in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power, eds. Matthew Hild and Keri Leigh Merritt (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018).

“‘Home Is Where the Hatred Is’: Gil Scott-Heron’s Toxic Domestic Spaces and the Rhizomatic South” in Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies, ed. Zackary Vernon (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, forthcoming 2019).

Journal Articles

“Nostalgic for Utopia: Anne Romaine’s Folk Music Protest in the New Left South,” Southern Cultures 24, no. 3 (Fall 2018): 45-61.

DASH-Amerikan: Keeping Up with the Social Media Ecologies of the Kardashians,” co-authored with the Praxis Digital Humanities cohort, American Quarterly 70, no. 3 (September 2018) 609-611.

Book Reviews

Review of Blackface Nation: Race, Reform, and Identity in American Popular Music, 1812-1925, by Brian Roberts. The Journal of African American History (forthcoming).

“A Polyphonic South: Tyina L. Steptoe on Houston’s Racial and Sonic Fluidity,” South: A Scholarly Journal 49, no. 2 (Spring 2017/2018): 200-202.

Review of Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity, by Tsitsi Ella Jaji. The Journal of African American History 101, No. 3 (Summer 2016): 380-382.

Review of Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War, by Christian McWhirter. The Southern Register (Summer 2012): 24-25.

Public Writing and Media Appearances

The Scripto Strikes: James V. Carmichael and Black Women’s Labor Organizing in Downtown Atlanta,” Atlanta Studies (September 4, 2018).

Whitey on the Moon,” Enviro-History (March 16, 2018).

Stars, Stripes, and Country Music,” interview with PBS’s American Experience (November 8, 2017).

Crowning Glory: A History of Hair in America,” interview with BackStory (originally aired June 2017).

Woody Guthrie and the Making of the Folk,” We’re History (July 14, 2016).

Progressivism in the South,” We’re History (January 26, 2016).