Publications in Progress
“Subject, Servant, & Sovereign: Servant Leadership and Elizabethan Government in Shakespeare’s King John” forthcoming (in press) in Leadership and Elizabethan Culture volume, edited by Peter Iver Kaufman for Palgrave Macmillan Publishers.
“Playing (with) the Villain: Critical Play and the Joker-as-Guide in Batman: Arkham Asylum (VG 2009)” forthcoming (completed & accepted) in The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime, edited by Robert Peaslee & Robert Weiner.
“Friends & Rivals: Loyalty, Ethics, and Leadership in Dragon Age II” forthcoming (in press) in Identity and Leadership in Virtual Communities: Establishing Credibility and Influence edited by Joe Essid & Dona Hickey.
Manuscript in progress: Staging Power: History, Politics, and Sovereignty in the Tudor and Stuart English History Plays.
Published Articles and Book Chapters
“Staged Magic: Performing Witchcraft in Macbeth” in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, ROMAN Critical Contexts, edited by Boris Drenkov (London: ROMAN books, 2013), 90-100.
“Personating Leadership: Shakespeare’s Henry V and Performative Negotiation” in Leadership and the Humanities, 1.1 (2013): 43-58.
“‘Sudden Deaths’: Regicide, Theatricality, and Anti-Absolutism in Beaumont and Fletcher’s The Maid’s Tragedy,” special volume on Shakespeare and Performance, Early Modern Studies Journal (formerly Early English Studies) 5 (2013): 57-76.
“Drama & Demigods: Kingship and Charisma in Shakespeare’s England,” Special Issue of Religions: Charisma, Medieval and Modern 4.1 (2013): 30-50. Edited by Gary Dickson and Peter Iver Kaufman.
“Politics and Play: The National Stage and the Player King in Shakespeare’s Henry V and Macbeth” in Quidditas 31 (2010): 10-21.
“Martial Maids and Murdering Mothers: Women, Witchcraft, and Motherly Transgression in Henry VI and Richard III” in Shakespeare: A Journal 3.2 (2007): 143-160. (as Kristin M. Smith)
Media Publications (newspapers, magazines, invited/featured blog posts)
Regular blogger at The Learned Fangirl: A Critical Take on Online Culture and Social Media.
Opinion piece online in the Christian Science Monitor: “Stop blaming video games for America’s gun violence.” (February 12, 2013; reprinted in print edition March, 2013)
Featured blog post on Women & Technology: “Now with Improved Fem-Tech!” on the inclusion of female avatars in Call of Duty: Ghosts (August 16, 2013).