Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago’s Literary Landscape. University of Illinois Press, 2013. http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/83gwr7wk9780252037825.html
"Gender and the Policy Game." The Journal of Ephemera. Volume 15. no. 3 (May 2013): 20-22.
“Miscegenation.” Multicultural America. Carlos E. Cortes and J. Greggory Golson, Editors. SAGE Multimedia Publications, 2013.
“Ebony Magazine.” Multicultural America. Carlos E. Cortes and J. Greggory Golson, Editors. SAGE Multimedia Publications, 2013.
“The Dialectics of Placelessness and Boundedness in Richard Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks’ Fictions: Crafting the South Side’s Literary Landscape.” The Chicago Black Renaissance. Darlene Clark Hine, Editor. University of Illinois Press, 2012.
“Du Bois’ Theory of Beauty: Battles of Femininity in Darkwater and Dark Princess.” Journal of African American Studies. Volume 16. no. 3 (2012): 498-510.
“Richard Lee Jones.” African American National Biography Online. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Editors. Oxford University Press Online. 2010.
“Emerson’s Platonic Influence: Working Toward a ‘Well Colored and Shaded Globe,’ “America and the Black Body: Identity Politics in Print and Visual Culture. Carol Henderson, Editor. Madison, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009.
“‘Sexual Racism’ and Reality Television: Privileging the White Male Prerogative on MTV’s The Real World: Philadelphia.” How Real Is Reality TV?: The Role of Representation in Reality Television. David Escoffery, Editor. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, 2006.
“The Muse of Bronzeville: African American Creative Expression in Chicago, 1932-1950 by Robert Bone and Richard A. Courage (Review).” African American Review, Forthcoming.
“Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh Since World War II by Joe W. Trotter and Jared N. Day (Review).” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Forthcoming.
“The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter (Review)” and “A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth-Century America by Stephen G. Hall (Review).” African American Review, Volume 44, Number 3, (Fall 2011): 522-525.
“Female Movers in Bronzeville’s Policy Game.” The Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Jacksonville, Florida.
“Till and Jet Magazine’s Beauty of the Week.” The Organization of American Historians. San Francisco, California.
“Chicago’s Policy Women: Ethnic Neighborhoods and the Politics of Luck.” New York Metro American Studies Association. New York, New York.
“Jet Magazine—Negotiating Violent Imagery.” Southern Association of Women Historians. Fort Worth, Texas.
“Chicago’s Ladies Play Their Odds: Women and the Policy Racket.” Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Richmond, Virginia.
“Bronzeville’s Policy Kings: Philanthropists or Shrewd Urban Businessmen?” Triangle African American History Colloquium. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
“Bronzeville’s Policy Kings: Economies of Virtue and Vice.” The Space Between Society. Portland, Oregon.
“History Gave Grant Park Another Chance: Considering Place and a Civil Rights Trajectory.” American Studies Association. Washington, D.C.
“Bronzeville at 47th and South Parkway: Business and the Literary Landscape.” Labor and Working Class History Association. Chicago, Illinois.
“Gwendolyn Brooks’ Double V Campaign: Setting a Tone for Civil Rights.” Southern American Studies Association. Fairfax, Virginia.
“The Stroll District: Chicago’s African American Promenade, 1916.” American Studies Association. Albuquerque, New Mexico.