All publications are linked below:


Traces of the Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of the Digital Literary Studies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015.

The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age. Ed. Amy Earhart and Andrew Jewell.  Digital Culture/ Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism Ser. Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 2010.


DH and American Studies. Ed. Lauren Tilton, Amy Earhart, Matthew Delmont, Susan Garfinkel, Jesse P. Karlsberg, and Angel David Nieves. Spec. issue of American Quarterly. 70.3 (2018).

Digital Textual Studies:  Past, Present and Future. Ed. Amy Earhart and Maura Ives.  Spec. issue of  DHQ:  Digital Humanities Quarterly.  3.3 (2009).  n. pg.


With Roopika Risam and Matthew Bruno. “Citational Politics: Quantifying the Influence of Gender on Citation in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.”  DSH: Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 2020.

“Digital Humanities within a Global Context: Creating Borderlands of Localized Expression.” Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 5.17. 1-13. 2018.

“The Book in the Age of Academic Anxiety.” American Literary History. ajy004, 2018.

“Digital Humanities Futures: Conflict, Power, and Public Knowledge.” Digital Studies/ Le Champ Numerique. Special issue: Congress 2015. Ed. Jon Saklofske, Susan Brown and Padmini Ray Murray. 2016.

“’After a hundred years/ Nobody knows the place,–‘: Notes Toward Spatial Visualizations of Emily Dickinson.” Special Issue: Networking Dickinson. The Emily Dickinson Journal. 23.1 (2014): 98-105.

 “Alex Haley’s Malcolm X:  ‘The Malcolm X I knew’ and notecards from The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing. 35 (2014).

“The Digital Edition and Digital Humanities.” Textual Cultures: Texts, Context, Interpretation. 7.1 (2012): 18-28.

“Models of Digital Documentation:  The 19th-Century Digital Concord Archive.” Documentary Editing 31 (2010): 35-41.

“Mapping 19th-Century Concord:  Google Maps and the Concord Archive.” Ed. Amy Earhart and Maura Ives.  Digital Textual Studies:  Past, Present and Future. Spec. issue of  DHQ:  Digital Humanities Quarterly.  3.3. (2009).  n. pg.

Knit Blogging:  Considering an Online Community.”  Lore:  An E-journal for Teachers of Writing. (2004). n. pg.

“Representative Men, Slave Revolt, and Emerson’s ‘Conversion’ to Abolitionism.”  ATQ:  American Transcendental Quarterly 13.4 (1999): 287-303.


“An Editorial Turn: Reviving Print and Digital Editing of Black-Authored Literary Texts.” The Digital Black Atlantic. Debates in Digital Humanities Series. Ed. Roopika Risam and Kelly Baker Josephs. Minneapolis, U Minnesota P, 2021. 69-95.

“Can we Trust the University?: Digital Humanities Collaborations with Historically Exploited Cultural Communities.” Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities. Ed. Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont. Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 2018. 369-390.

“The Tools of Power: Is there an American Literature Digital Pedagogy?” Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Ed. Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2018. 205-14.

“Emerson and the Digital Humanities.” Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ed. Mark C. Long and Sean Ross Meehan. MLA Approaches to Teaching series. New York: The Modern Language Association of America. 2018. 164-8.

With Toniesha Taylor. “Pedagogies of Race: Digital Humanities in the Age of Ferguson.” In Debates in Digital Humanities, 2016. Ed. Lauren Klein and Matthew Gold. Minneapolis: U Minnesota P, 2016. 251-64.

“The Digital Humanities as a Laboratory.”  In Humanities and the Digital.  Ed. David Theo Goldberg and Patrik Svensson.  Boston: MIT P., 2015. 391-400.

“Can Information be Unfettered?:  Race and the new Digital Humanities Canon.”  In Debates in Digital Humanities.  Ed. Matthew Gold.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P., 2012.  309-18.

Challenging Gaps:  Collaboration across Traditional Boundaries in Digital Research.” In The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age. Ed. Amy Earhart and Andrew Jewell.  Digital Culture/ Editorial Theory and Literary Criticism Ser. Ann Arbor:  U of Michigan P, 2010.  27-43.

“The Electronic Age.”  In The Oxford Handbook to Transcendentalism.  Ed. Joel Myerson, Sandy Petrulionis, and Laura Walls.  Oxford:  Oxford UP, 2010.  682-9.

“Elizabeth Peabody on ‘the Temperament of the Colored Classes’:  African-Americans, Progressive History, and Education in a Democratic System.” In Reinventing the Peabody Sisters.  Ed. Katharine Rodier, Monika Elbert, and Julie Hall.  Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.  77-90.


The Digital Black Bibliographic Project (DiBB). With Maura Ives, Sarah Potvin, and Rebecca Hankins. <archived project at>

White Violence, Black Resistance. With Co Director Toniesha Taylor.

The Millican Massacre, 1868

The Diverse History of Digital Humanities. Retired Project.

The 19th-Century Concord Digital Archive. Retired Project. <archived project>


With Maura Ives. “Race, Print and Digital Humanities: Pedagogical Approaches.” AHA Today: A Blog of the American Historical Association.

Haley Di Pressi, et al. “A Student Collaborators’ Bill of Rights.”

“Malcolm X Materials Digitized.” HBW: The Project on the History of Black Writing. April 28, 2014.

“NINES/NEH Summer Institute:  Evaluating Digital Scholarship.” DCW 1.6. 2012.

“Digital Skills for Humanities Graduate Students.”  DCW 1.3.  2012.

“We Aren’t the Big Tent:  Disciplinarity and Digital Humanities.”  DigitalCultureBooks Blog.  Ann Arbor: U Michigan P, 2012.

“Day of DH.”  University of Alberta, 2012.

“Using Collex in the Classroom.”  The Chronicle of Higher Education May 10, 2010, Prof Hacker sec.

“Digitizing Thoreau’s World: The 19th-Century Concord Digital Archive.”  The Thoreau Society Bulletin. 269 (2010): 7-9.

with Maura Ives, Patrick Burkart et al. “Texas Center for Digital Humanities and New Media.” 2009.

“2008 American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 22-25.”  Literature Compass. Ed. Kivmars Bowling.  June 2, 2008.


With Roopika Risam. “Citation Politics: Quantifying Impact in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.” Digital Humanities 2017. Montreal, Canada. August 2017.

“Activism in Digital Humanities: Complicating Community, Technology, and Open Access.” Digital Humanities 2017. Montreal, Canada. August 2017.

“Historically Exploited Cultural Communities” Access, Ownership, Protection: The Ethics of Digital Scholarship. Digital Humanities 2016. Krakow, Poland. July 2016.

With Toniesha Taylor. “Digital Activism: Canon Expansion and Textual Recovery in the Undergraduate Classroom.”  Long Paper. Digital Humanities 2014. Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2014.

With Maura Ives, Elizabeth Grumbach, and Laura Mandell. “Student Collaborators in Digital Humanities Outreach and Advocacy: Strategies and Examples from the IDHMC at Texas A&M University.” Short Paper. Digital Humanities 2014. Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2014.

With Sarah Potvin and Bruce Herbert. “How We Work: a Critical Approach to Program Development to Serve Library/DH Partnerships.” Poster. Digital Humanities 2014. Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2014.

“Circular Development: Neatline and the User/Developer Feedback Loop.”  Roundtable with Jeremy Boggs, Wayne Graham, T. Mills Kelly, David McClure, Shawn Moore, and Eric Rochester. Digital Humanities 2013.  Lincoln, Nebraska.  July 2013.

Respondent and chair. “Quality Matters: Diversity and the Digital Humanities in 2016.” Digital Humanities 2016. Krakow, Poland. July 2016.

“Recovering the Recovered Text: Diversity, Canon Building, and Digital Studies.” Digital Humanities 2012.  Hamburg, Germany.  July 2012.

“Delivering Course Management Technology:  An English Department Evaluates Open  Source and For-Profit Course Management Systems. Digital Humanities 2006 Conference Abstracts. Paris:  Sorbonne (2006):  302-03.

“An Open-Source Approach to Digital Humanities:  Testing the Limits of Open Source Ideology in The 19th-Century Concord Digital Archive.”  Digital Humanities.  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  June 2007.

Abstract: Slave Revolt, Representative Men, and Emerson’s ‘Conversion’ to Abolitionism.” Emerson Society Papers 7.2 (1996):  4.


“Review of Wordseer.”  Journal of Digital Humanities. Digital Humanities Now. April 2012.

“Underground Railroad.” American History through Literature, 1820-1870, Vol. 3, Eds. Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert Sattelmeyer. Detroit: Scribner’s, 2006. 1206-211.

“Joyce Carol Thomas.”  Contemporary African-American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook.  Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport:  Greenwood, 1999.  449-53.

Rev. of The Irish Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett.   Resources for American Literary Study 25.1 (1999):  118-19.

“Edgar Allan Poe.”  Walt Whitman:  An  Encyclopedia.  Ed. J.R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings. New York: Garland, 1998.  524-25.

“Ethiopia Saluting the Colors.”  Walt Whitman:  An  Encyclopedia. Ed. J.R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings. New York and London: Garland, 1998.  211-12.