“Blackness and Televisual Reparations” in Film Quarterly 71.2 (Winter 2017), 12-18.

“#LaughingWhileBlack: Gender and the Comedy of Social Media Blackness” in Feminist Media Histories Special Issue on “Gender and Comedy” 3.2 (Spring 2017), 15-35.

“The Sound of Scandal: Crisis Management and the Musical Mediation of Racial Desire” in The Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research 45.1 (Spring 2015), 21-27.

“‘From S.A. to L.A.’: Branding Transport and Circulating Celebrity in South Africa’s Nonhle Goes to Hollywood” in Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture 12.1 (March 2012), online access.

Book Chapters

“I Don’t Want to Wait: Coming of Age in the Millennium” in TV Memories: Love Letters to Our Television Past. Ed. Bambi Haggins. Rutgers University Press (Forthcoming).

“‘You is Kind, You is Smart, You is Important or, Why I Can’t Watch The Help” in Unwatchable. Eds. Nicholas Baer, Maggie Hennefeld, Laura Horak, Gunnar Iversen. Rutgers University Press (Forthcoming).

“Worship at the Altar of Perry: Spectatorship and the Aesthetics of Testimony” in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry. Eds. Karen Bowdre, Samantha Sheppard, TreaAndrea Russworm. University Press of Mississippi (2016).

“Programming Slavery: Race, Technology, and the Quest for Freedom in Dollhouse” in Joss Whedon and Race: Critical Essays. Eds. Lowery Woodall III and Mary Ellen Iatroupoulos. McFarland and Company Inc. Publishing (2016).


“O.J. Simpson”; “Tyra Banks”; “Phylicia Rashad”; and “Soap Operas” in Race in American Television: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation. Ed. David Leonard. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO (Forthcoming).

“Dede Gardner (Producer).” Hollywood Heroines: The Most Influential Women in Film History. Ed. Laura L.S. Bauer. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO (Forthcoming).

“Following the Tiger Trail: The Public Trial of Tiger Woods.” In Media Res: A Media Commons Project (May 2010).


Anime’s Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan by Marc Steinberg, Transformative Works and Culture 16 (June 2014).