Director of Speech & Debate

Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2009


Areas of Interest

Animal Rights Scholarship 
Cultural & Media Studies 
Transhumanist Studies  
Feminist Theory

Scheduled for Publication

“Zombies, Cyborgs, and Wheelchairs: The Question of Normalcy Within Diseased and Disabled Bodies.” 
“Activist Judging: A Question of Objectivity and Pedagogy.”

Peer Reviewed Articles

“The Importance of Apocalypse: The Value of End-Of-The-World Politics While Advancing Ecocriticism.” 
The Journal of Ecocriticism. Vol. 4. No. 2. (July 2012): 20-33.

Book Chapters

“Projects of Control and Termination: Transcendence in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” Network Apocalypse: Visions of the End in an Age of Internet Media. Ed. Robert Howard. England, UK: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2011. 
“Securitizing the Island: The Other Others’ Defense of Environmental Management.” Looking for Lost: Critical Essays on the Enigmatic Series. Ed. Randy Laist. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 2011.


“Harnessing the Hunger for Change.” Warscapes. (April 2012):

Encyclopedia Entry Appearances

The Women's Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-Wave Feminism. Ed. Leslie Heywood. Westport, CT: Greenwood Reference Works, 2005.

Recent Courses Taught

Media & Politics 
Argumentative Theory 
Literature & Technology 
Policy Debate


Certificate of Achievement for Consistent and Excellent Performance, 2005 
Society Advocating More and Better Debate’s Award for Top Director, 2004 
Society Advocating More and Better Debate’s Award for Most Preferred Critic, 2004

Last Updated: 7/27/16