WRITER, CULTURAL HISTORIAN

Academic Research

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The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography 1955-85

— Mobility, Literature, and Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, Winter 2020

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“Stationary Trivialities”: Contrasting Representations of the American Motel in

Vladimir Nabokov and Jack Kerouac

— In Studies in Mobilities, Literature, and Culture, Marian Aguiar et al. (Eds): Mobilities, Literature, Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, October 2019

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— Society for Commercial Archeology Journal, Fall 2018