Publications

Working Papers

“The Haunting of Hex Hollow: A Study of Journalism, Historical Memory, and Vernacular Religion of the York, Pennsylvania, Witch Trials, 1900 – 2020.” Master's thesis, Spring 2021. / Abstract

“Comfort Food During Pandemic - TBA.” Center for Food and Culture. / Abstract

“A Bad Taste in Good Faith: An Auto-Ethnography During the Pandemic.” Phenomenology of Perception Around the World: 75th Anniversary Broadcast Series, IMPC. / Abstract / PDF

Books

Poetry Island: A Creative Collection. ENGL 251, Lander University. / Overview

Hittin’ on All Six: The Practice of Creativity and Public Speaking. Independently published with Amazon and Smashwords Press. / Overview /  Buy on Amazon 

Articles and Conference Papers

“When at Home: A Phenomenological Study of Zoom Class Experience.” Technology and the Future of the Home Conference, Missouri University of Science and Technology, November 5-6, 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“Gatekeeping vs. Gatewatching: The Shifting Role of the Audience in Hashtag Journalism.” Penn State Harrisburg Spring Virtual Symposium, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

Magazines, Newspapers, and Podcasts

“The Silver Lining Behind the ‘Safe Zone’.” Lander Forum Newspaper, January Issue, 2019 / Overview

“Wade Brown: Back to Community with the Best Teaching Performance.” Lander Forum Newspaper, January Issue. / Overview

“Lander Nursing Program Achieves Perfect Pass Rate” Lander Forum Newspaper.” Lander Forum Newspaper, November Issue, 2018. / Overview

Hartwarming, BearcaTalent Q&A, Once and For All. Podcast Series. / Overview

Undergraduate (film). Screenwriter and Director, Sanda University. / Overview

Hart Business Review Weekly. English Department, Sanda University. / Overview

Fabulóso Magazine. Sanda University. / Overview

Bluebird Newspaper. Sanda University. / Overview

Essays and Reviews

“Deadly Intolerable: A Study of Modernity and Normativity of 1928 York Hex Murder.” Problems in American Studies: Science and Culture, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“Silent Spring 2020: An Independent-Study Report of Climate Change, Conspiracy Theories, and Denialism on Twitter.” Climate Change & Environmental Communication, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“Vivi on Verbeke: An Ethnographic Study of Identities, Narratives, and Memories of a Latvian American Family Story After World War II.” Topics in Folklore: Stories and Storytellers, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“A Bad Taste in Good Faith: Retrieving the Sense of Being Grounded During COVID-19.” Seminar in Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Body in Philosophy and Culture, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“For the Time Being: Ambiguity and Joyful Loss of Certainty.” Seminar in Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Body in Philosophy and Culture, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“Daylight Saving: A Rhythm Celebration of Bodily Time and Space.” Seminar in Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Body in Philosophy and Culture, Spring 2020. / Abstract / PDF

“Interpreting Networks: A Study of Modeling and Testing Online Activism on Twitter.” Communication & Media Research Methods, Fall 2019. / Abstract / PDF

“The Lighthouse, Media Creation & Workshop, Fall 2019. / Abstract

“Media Hysteria: A Psychoanalytical Approach to the Media Representation of the @RealDonaldTrump.” Communication & Media Theory Studies, Fall 2019. / Abstract

“Are Local Newspapers Still Necessary: A Comparative Analysis of American Local and National Newspapers.” Communication & Media Research Methods, Fall 2019. / Abstract / PDF

“The Marvelous President Donald J. Trump: A Quantitative Content Analysis of the Real Trumpism on Twitter.” Communication & Media Research Methods, Fall 2019. / Abstract / PDF

“Whom to Blame: News Reporting, Partisanship, and Political Polarization in the U.S.” Communication & Media Theory Studies, Fall 2019. / Abstract / PDF

“To ‘Wall’ or Not to ‘Wall’: A Study of How Online Newspaper Monetization Influences Generation Z’s News Consumption Behaviors.” Communication & Media Research Methods, Fall 2019. / Abstract / PDF

“While You Are Missing the Point: On Ambiguity and Linguistics.” Linguistics, Spring 2018. / Abstract / PDF