"Blues and Jazz Modernisms," The Cambridge Companion to the American Modernist Novel, ed. Joshua L. Miller (2015)


Fading Out: White Flight and Sly and the Family Stone's "Stand!" Journal of Popular Music Studies 24.3 (2012)


My forthcoming scholarship includes essays on:



Ta-Nehisi Coates, Kiese Laymon, and other writers' use of the open letter (College Language Association Journal)


The concept of "black radio" in recent work of Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding, and Janelle Monae (21st Century Black Pop Culture anthology)