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Through Darkness to Light. VQR. Winter 2017: 128-45.
Mating Rituals. VQR. Fall 2016: 88-104.
Dive Bars and Card Games with Dad. Literary Hub. June 17, 2016.
Table for One. VQR. Spring 2016: 199-202.
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Muscle Memory. VQR. Fall 2015: 30-53.
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Houston Author David Dow’s Death and Dying Lowdown. The Texas Observer. 3 March 2014. (Download PDF)
Slayers and Superheroes: The Third Wave Feminist Response to the Cheerleader Character. The World is a Text: Writing, Reading, and Thinking about Visual and Popular Culture, ed. Jonathan Silverman and Dean Rader (Pearson, forthcoming).
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Youth Culture and Social Control During the Cold War. Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas (PCU). ABC- CLIO. 2012.
Camps for Kids: Age, Gender, and Power in the Woods. Review of Paris, Leslie, Children’s Nature: The Rise of the American Summer Camp. H-Childhood, H-Net Reviews. December, 2009. (Download PDF)
Girls and Sport in Contemporary Film. Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia, ed. Claudia Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid- Walsh (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008) 322-24.
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Juvenile Violence – 2000 to date. Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence, ed. Laura L. Finley (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007) 173-74.
Juvenile Violence on Television. Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence, ed. Laura L. Finley (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007) 280-82.
‘Yee-Haws and Yells’: Cheerleading in the Lone Star State. Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas Vol. 37 (Nov. 2006): 21-32.