Academic Papers

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โ€œA Kind of Joy”: Laughing and Grinning through “Sonnyโ€™s Blues.” James Baldwin Review 8 (Autumn 2022): Forthcoming.

Ethical Criticism in Hell: The Sympathetic Fallacy of Inferno 32-33. Philosophy and Literature 46.2 (October 2022): Forthcoming.

Metaphors We Live, Worlds We Read. Fictional Worlds and Philosophical Reflection. Ed. Garry L. Hagberg. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. .

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Our Singular Absurdities. Journal of Philosophical Research 46 (2021): 105-123.

Why Canโ€™t Science Be More Like History. A Response to Ruth Leysโ€™ The Ascent of Affect. Genealogy and Critique. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 75 (2019): 57-61.

The stability of laughter. HUMOR. International Journal of Humor Research 30.1 (Feb 2017): 1-21.

Beauty, Injustice, and Victory in Absentia: Tadeusz Borowskiโ€™s Auschwitz Stories. Style 50.2 (2016): 121-138.

Eleni and Her Rhapsodists. Arion, A Journal of Humanities and the Classics 22.3 (Winter 2015): 89-98.

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The Stability of Laughter in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, or Quis est in malo humoreโ€ฆ ego aut vos? James Joyce Quarterly 52.1 (2014): 55-74.

Zeno Cosiniโ€™s Philosophy of Humor. Forum Italicum 46.2 (Fall 2012): 361-379.

Lโ€™avventura, Intimate and Immense. Italica 87.3 (Autumn 2010): 374-390.

The Spirit of the Chorus in Dโ€™Annunzioโ€™s La cittร  morta. Comparative Drama 44.2 (Summer 2010): 155-178.

Complexities of the Mask, Enrico IV and J. Alfred Prufrock. PSA, The Journal of the Pirandello Society of America 21 (2008): 77-93.