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“Mockingbirds and Finches: Charles Darwin, Eugenics, and the Title of Harper Lee’s Most Famous Novel,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews, (forthcoming). Read.

“Where is Finch’s Landing? Rereading To Kill a Mockingbird as Moral Pedagogy,” Philosophy and Literature, 45:1, 2021: 157-171. Read.

“Atticus Finch as Namesake: Roman Notable or Methodist Bishop?” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, (forthcoming). Read.

To Kill a Mockingbird: What Maycomb Knew About Hitler (And Why it Matters),” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, 34:2, 2021: 162-165. Read.

“Scout’s Visions of Sin; Or, Why It Might Be Okay to Kill a Mockingbird After All,” The Explicator, 78, 1, 2020: 17-20. Read.

To Kill a Mockingbird: Why Can’t the Finch Family Pronounce the Names of the Prospects for the 1935 Crimson Tide?” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, v.33, 44, 2020: 347-348. Read.

“On the Existential Politics of Hip-Hop (Or, The Concept of Irony With Continual Reference to Eminem),” Brolly: Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 2, 2, August 2019: 103-124. Read.

“The Politics and Literature of Unknowingness: Philip Roth’s Our Gang and The Plot Against America,” vogelinview May 2, 2018. Reprint. Read.

“The Other Finch Family: Atticus, Calpurnia, Zeebo, and Black Women’s Agency in To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman,” Post-45: The Journal 1.11.18. Read Or Read.

“American Skin: Bruce Springsteen, Danielle Allen, and the Politics of Interracial Friendship,” American Political Thought, 6, 2017: 294-316. Read.

“From Upper Canal to Lower Manhattan: Memorialization and the Politics of Loss,” Perspectives on Politics, 10 (3), 2012: 684-698. Read.

“Agonistic Homegoing: Frederick Douglass, Joseph Lowery, and the Democratic Value of African American Public Mourning,” American Political Science Review, Vol. 104(4), November 2010: 681-697. Read.

“Do You Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans? George W. Bush, the Jazz Funeral, and the Politics of Memory,” Theory & Event, 11:1, 2008. Read.

“Pericles at Gettysburg and Ground Zero: Tragedy, Patriotism, and Public Mourning,” American Political Science Review, 101(2), May 2007: 195-208. Read.

“Reading Our Way to Democracy? Literature and Public Ethics,” Philosophy and Literature, 30, 2006: 392-405. Read.

“Histories, Logics and Politics: An Interview with Mark Bevir,” Journal of Moral Philosophy, 2:2, 2005: 203-216. Read.

“Written and Unwritten America: Roth on Reading, Politics and Theory,”Studies in American Jewish Literature, 23, 2004: 77-87. Read.

“‘An Unbecoming Virulence:’ The Politics of the Ethical Criticism Debate,” Philosophy and Literature, 24, 2000: 185-196. Read.

“The Return of Charles Kinbote: Nabokov on Rorty,” Philosophy and Literature, 23, 1999: 65-77. Read.