Writing

I write a monthly newsletter, Shrieks and Howls, about the connections between comedy and horror film. Subscribe for free, or read the archives, here.

“An Unhaunted Landscape: The Anti-Gothic Impulse in Ambrose Bierce’s ‘A Tough Tussle'” / Edited collection on eco-horror / Forthcoming

“Lurid Interiors”: The Anti-Gothic Impulse in Early American War Literature (PhD dissertation) / Stanford University / August 2019

“8 Vacation Home Horrors: Summertime Madness” / Horror Homeroom / April 18, 2019

“Stanford historian traces military’s influence on modern American nutrition” / Stanford News Service / January 17, 2019

“Stanford Scholar Traces Roots of South Korea’s Cosmetic Surgery Surge” / Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences website / October 8, 2018

“Personal Essay” / Pseudopod Kickstarter / November 7, 2016

“Stanford music scholar explains Beethoven’s rise as a cultural icon in China” / Stanford News Service / May 10, 2016