- The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. March 2014 - present
- "Protestant Dissent," forthcoming in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of British Literature, 1660-1789
- “Sermons,” in Johnson in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
- "Teaching the transatlantic Evangelical Revival," in Teaching the Transatlantic, (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012): 103-115.
- “Epic for an information age: The Theater Licensing Act and Pope’s Dunciad of 1743,”
English Literary History, vol. 77, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 195-216.
- “Print, Predestination, and the Public Sphere: Transatlantic Evangelical Periodicals,
1740-1745,” Early American Literature, vol. 45, no. 1 (2010): 93-118.
- “The Work of Abridgments: Readers, Editors, and Expectations,” Reading in History: New Methodologies from the Anglo-American Tradition (Pickering and Chatto, 2010): 77-90.
- “Evangelical Literacies: Predestination and Print, 1739-1740,” Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, no. 1 (2009): 83-108.
- "Religion and Eighteenth-Century Literature," Literature Compass 5/4 (2008): 707–720, 10.1111/j.1741-4113.2008.00557.x
- “Disjecta Membra Poetae: The Aesthetics of the Fragment in Johnson’s Lives of the
English Poets,” in The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual, vol. 15 (2004); 37-56.
- “John Bell,” in The Oxford Companion to the History of the Book, ed. Jonathan Rose. Oxford, 2010.
- “Bell’s Dramatists of Great Britain” in The Oxford Companion to the History of the Book, ed. Jonathan Rose. Oxford, 2010.
- “British and Foreign Bible Society,” in The Oxford Companion to the History of the Book, ed. Jonathan Rose. Oxford, 2010.
- “Cheap Repository Tracts,” in The Oxford Companion to the History of the Book, ed. Jonathan Rose. Oxford, 2010.
- Contributor for the Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (ABES), database of annotations of scholarly articles
- “No Exit? Recent Scholarship on Pope.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 38.2 (Winter 2005): 349-355.
- “Evangelical History: David Hempton’s Methodism: Empire of the Spirit" n+1 magazine August 2005. (online publication)
- Rev. of Life After Death: Widows and the English Novel, Defoe to Austen, by Karen
Bloom Gevirtz. Intertexts. pp. 79-81, Vol. II, Issue I (Spring 2007).
- “The mind in motion: a review of Harriet Kirkley’s A Biographer at Work: Samuel
Johnson’s Notes for the ‘Life of Pope’,” in The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 48. 2 (2007): 173-179.
- Review of Carol Stuart, The Eighteenth-Century Novel and the Secularization of Ethics, in Review of English
Studies, 63.259 (April 2012): 329-330.
- Review of Misty Anderson, Imagining Methodism in Eighteenth-Century Britain, forthcoming in Religion & Literature
- Creative Arts & Humanities Grant, Texas Tech University, 2012
- Duke University Divinity School Summer Wesley Seminar, 2009
- Research Enhancement Fund Grant, Texas Tech University, 2007-2008
- Gloria Lyerla Travel Fellowship, Texas Tech University, 200700
- Newberry Library Short-term Fellowship, 2005
- McNeil Center for Early American Studies Research Fellow, 2004-06
- Library Company of Philadelphia Fellowship, 2004
- Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Humanities Forum, 2002-03
- Library Company of Philadelphia Research Fellowship, 2002
- Aston Magna Academy Fellowship, 1997
- Charter Member, Phi Beta Kappa of Texas Tech
- Phi Beta Kappa, Delta of Pennsylvania, 1994
Work in Progress
- Book project: Responsible Readers: early Methodism and popular literacy, 1740-1830
- Article: "Evangelical Feminism: The 'Extraordinary Call' of Mary Bosanquet Fletcher"
- Article: "Transatlantic Calvinism in Print: The Case of Anne Dutton"