In Progress

  • a book on the history of lesbian and bisexual women in American TV and cinema
  • a book chapter on 1980s pop culture and robotics as a signifier of visible / critical whiteness

Edited Volume



Nazisploitation!: The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Cinema and Culture. New York: Continuum Books, 2011. Editor, with Daniel H. Magilow and Kristin T. Vander Lugt.


Book Chapters

“Reproducing the Fourth Reich: Cloning, Nazisploitation, and the Revival of the Repressed.” In Nazisploitation!. New York: Continuum Books, 2011. 72-91.

BuffyAcad“Grimm Realities: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Uses of Folklore.” Buffy Meets the Academy: Essays on the Episodes and Scripts as Texts. Kevin Durand, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 2009. 91-103.


Mediating Germany

“Berlin ™: Techno and the Ambient Politics of Venue.” Mediating Germany: Popular Culture between Tradition and Innovation. Gerd Bayer, ed. London: Cambridge Scholars Press, Ltd. 2006. 92-106.



Die Mensch-Maschine: Technologies of Replication and Reproduction in German-Language Literature and Culture, 1770-2000Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 2005.