Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema. Edinburgh University Press (2018), 232pp.

Editor/facilitator of dossier on ‘Race, gender and genre in 21st century cinema’ for Film Matters 8.3, 2018, pp. 60-83.

Guest editorship, volume 9.1-9.2 of The Soundtrack on ‘Sound and Music in Emerging Audiovisual Media’ (2017), pp. 3-108.


‘Call her Moonchild: Christina Ricci’s enduring embodiment of impure youth and whiteness’, Celebrity Studies 10.2 (2019): 208-227.

Meme girls vs. Trump: digitally recycled screen dialogue as political discourse,’ The Velvet Light Trap, Issue 82, Fall 2018: pp. 28-42.

‘Candy Wrapper Couture in Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’, Peephole, Issue 10, May 2018.

‘HBO’s Hall of Mirrors: The Comeback as Meta-Commentary on Television and Celebrity Culture’, in Victoria McCollum and Giuliana Monteverde, eds. HBO’s Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power, Routledge, 2018: 127-140.

‘Neurotic and Going Nowhere: Comedy and the Contemporary Jewish American Male’, in Silvia Dibeltulo and Ciara Barrett, eds. Rethinking Genre in Contemporary Global Cinema, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018: 49-61.

The Actor-Writer as Author in the Before Sunrise Trilogy’, Mediascape: UCLA's Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, special edition on The Question of Authorship in Cinema and Media, Fall 2017.

'What “The Bechdel Test” Doesn’t Tell Us: Examining Women’s Verbal and Vocal (Dis)Empowerment in Cinema', in Feminist Media Studies (16.6), Commentary and Criticism on Feminism and Sound, 2016, 120-123.

‘Parker Posey as Hal Hartley’s ‘‘Captive Actress’’’ in Steven Rybin, ed. The Cinema of Hal Hartley: Flirting with Formalism (Directors’ Cuts Series), Wallflower, Columbia University Press (2016): 144-158.

Reimagined Film Posters as Participatory Digital Paratexts’, The Journal of Digital Media Arts and Practice, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2016.

‘‘‘Like Movies for Radio’’: Media Convergence and the Serial Podcast Sensation’, Frames Cinema Journal, special issue on ‘Going Viral: The Changing Faces of (Inter)Media Culture’. Issue 8, 2015.

‘Character as DJ: Melomania and Diegetically Controlled Music’, The New Soundtrack (Edinburgh University Press), 5.2, 2015: 133-151.

‘‘‘We’ve Got to Work on Your Accent and Vocabulary’’– Characterization through Verbal Style in Clueless’, in ‘IN FOCUS: Clueless’, Cinema Journal (University of Texas Press), 53.3, Spring 2014: 138-145.

‘A Shared Approach to Familial Dysfunction and Sound Design: Wes Anderson’s Influence on the Films of Noah Baumbach’, in Peter C. Kunze, ed. The Films of Wes Anderson: Critical Essays on an Indiewood Icon. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014: 109-124.

Cate Blanchett’s Deconstruction of Performance through Performance’, The Cine-Files: A Scholarly Journal of Cinema Studies, Issue 6, Spring 2014.

‘Inside the Outsider’s Ear – Hyperacousia and Marginalized Character Identification’. The Soundtrack (Intellect), 5.2, 2014: 121-129.

‘Poetic Dialogue – Lyrical Speech in the Work of Hal Hartley and Jim Jarmusch’, in Marlisa Santos, ed. Verse, Voice, and Vision: Poetry and the Cinema. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013: 165-178.


‘Body Talk and the Remediation of Women's Voices in RuPaul's Drag Race,’ Cinema Journal / JCMS, Vol. 60, Issue 3 (2020/21).

‘Anna Biller’ in, Jamie Sexton and Ernest Mathijs (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema, Routledge, 2019 (forthcoming, 2019).

‘Identifying Cult Film Stardom: A How-to Guide for the Digital Era’, accepted for publication in Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures, special journal issue on ‘Buzzademia: Scholarship in the Internet Vernacular’edited by Anne Cong-Huyen, Kim Knight and Mark Marino (forthcoming, 2019). 

Co-editor with Tessa Dwyer (Monash University) of “Re-Voicing the Screen”, an “In Focus” dossier for Cinema Journal / JCMS, Vol. 59 Issue 4, Summer 2020.

‘Activism through celebration: the role of the Dublin Feminist Film Festival in supporting women and Irish film’, co-authored with Karla Healion, Aileen O’Driscoll, Katie Stone, in Susan Liddy (ed.) Women in Irish Film: Stories and Storytellers, under contract with Cork University Press (forthcoming, 2020). 

‘Manipulating Images in the Contemporary Music Documentary’, Antonio Cascelli and Denis Condon (eds.) Threshold, Intermediality and Synchresis in Music and Visual Culture, Routledge (forthcoming, 2019).