PH.D. English. University of Southern California (2000).
M.F.A. Fiction and Drama. University of Southern California (2001).
M.A. English. University of Southern California (1991).
M.A. American Studies. Nottingham University (1989).
B.A. English and History. University of Staffordshire (1987).
Twentieth Century European Cultural Theorists. Second Series. Detroit: Gale Press, 2004.
Literary Modernism and Photography. Hartford, Conn: Praeger/Greenwood Press, 2003.
Twentieth Century American Cultural Theorists. Detroit: Gale Press, 2001.
Twentieth Century European Cultural Theorists. Detroit: Gale Press, 2001.
"Agee, Evans, and the Therapeutic Document: Narrative Neurosis in the Function of Art." In Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: New Critical Essays. Caroline Blinder, ed. London: Macmillan, 2010.
"Turd in the Whorehouse, Bomb Up the Ass: The Anal Apocalypse of Henry Miller." In Nexus: The International Journal of Henry Miller Studies. January 2005.
"You Have Seen Their Faces, Of Course: The American South as Modernist Space." In Literary Modernism and Photography. Paul Hansom, ed. Conn: Praeger/Greenwood Press, 2003.
"American Being, Being in America: Sam Shepard's Theatrical Self." In Charles Rammelkamf and Kate Gale, eds. Fake City Syndrome: Essays in American Culture. Los Angeles: Red Hen Press, 2002.
"The Black Dahlia Murder." In W.J.T. Mitchell and R. Gottesman, eds. The Encyclopedia of Violence. New York. Scribners, 1999.
I have reviewed widely in American Literature, Contemporary Literature, Journal of American Studies, Other Voices, Over Here, and Black Camera.