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“Poe and the Contemporary Serial Killer Narrative,” in Psychology in Edgar Allan Poe, edited by Gerardo Del Guercio, Logos Verlag, 2019, pp. 13-40.

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"Mononormativity in American Horror Story,” in Gender, Sexuality and Queerness in American Horror Story, edited by Harriet E. H. Earle, McFarland, 2019, pp. 43-58.

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"The Evil Aging Women of American Horror Story: Coven,” in Elder Horror: Essays on Film’s Frightening Images of Aging, edited by Cynthia Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper, McFarland, 2019, pp. 189-99.

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“Dreadful Girl Diaries and the Promise of Transparent Girlhood,” in Terrifying Texts: Essays on Books of Good and Evil in Horror Cinema, edited by Cynthia Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper, McFarland, 2018, pp. 145-53.


“‘Child Psychopath’ Films of the 1980s and 1990s,” in Cruel Children in Popular Texts and Cultures, edited by Monica Flegel and Christopher Parkes, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 193-216.


“Conquering the Frontier Gothic in Red Dawn,” in War Gothic in Literature and Culture, edited by Steffen Hantke and Agnieszka Soltysik-Monnet, Routledge, 2016, pp. 245-56.


“Grading,” in How to Build a Life in the Humanities, edited by Greg Colón Semenza and Garrett Sullivan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp. 41-49.

Afterword. Around the World in Eighty Days. By Jules Verne. Signet Classics, 2015, pp. 239-47.

“Monstrous Newborns and the Mothers Who Love Them: Intensive Mothering in Twenty-First-Century Horror Films,” in Monstrous Children and Childish Monsters: Essays on Cinema's Holy Terrors, edited by Sean Moreland and Markus Bohlman, McFarland, 2015, pp. 27-41.


“Millennials, Twenty-First Century Horror, and The Cabin in the Woods,” in The Millennials on Film and Television: Essays on the Politics of Popular Culture, edited by Betty Kaklamanidou and Margaret Tally, McFarland, 2014, pp. 110-25.

“Hawthorne’s Pearl: The Origins of Good and Evil in The Scarlet Letter,” in Critical Insights: Good and Evil, edited by Margaret Breen, Salem Press, 2012, pp. 159-74.