Presentations

2021

“‘Yakety Yak, Don’t Talk Back’: Moderation on Anonymous Platforms,” AoIR, “Independence,” Philadelphia, 13–16 October.

“From Lifestyle Journalism to General News: Field Theory in the Hard News Turn of Religion Reporting,” AEJMC, “Turning the Page,” New Orleans, 4–7 August.

“Section 230 and Digital Disinformation,” International Communication Association Annual Conference, “Engaging the Essential Work of Care: Communication, Connectedness, and Social Justice,” Denver, 27–31 May.

2020

“Preventing Yellow Jack and Yellow Journalism: The Tension in Mississippi Valley News Coverage of the 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic,” Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 12–14 November.

2019

“Right-Wing Populism, Religion, and Reactionary News: Radicalizing United States Christianity,” International Communication Association Annual Conference, “Communication Beyond Borders,” Pre-conference, “Global Populism: Its Roots in Media and Religion,” Washington, D.C., 24 May.

2018

“Regulating Religion in the United States: Mormons, Quakers, and Muslims,” International Communication Association Annual Conference, “Voices,” Pre-conference, “Global Media and Human Rights,” Prague, 23-24 May.

2017

“Surveilling Pacifists in Cold War America: The Quakers, the FBI, and the First Amendment,” International Communication Association Annual Conference, “Interventions: Communication Research and Practice,” Communication History Interactive Poster Session, San Diego, 25-29 May.

2015

“Considering Religious Networks and Media: A Methodological Challenge to Communication Studies,” European Communication Research and Education Association Conference, “Bridges and Boundaries: Theories, Concepts, and Sources in Communication History,” Venice, 16-18 September.

“Misunderstanding the Mongols: Intercultural Communication in Three Thirteenth-Century Franciscan Travel Accounts,” International Communication Association Annual Conference, “Communication Across the Life Span,” Pre-conference, “Communications and the State: Toward a New International History,” San Juan, 21-25 May.

2013

“Mediating Messages in Unchartered Territory: Conceptualizing Profession in 13th-Century Franciscan Travel Narratives,” Columbia University Religion Department—Graduate Student Conference, “Religion on the Move: Movement, Migration, Missions and New Media across Religious Traditions,” New York, 26 April.

2012

“Defacement and Encoding in the Network Society: The Fusion of Evangelicalism and Catholicism in the American Public Sphere,” International Conference on Media, Religion, and Culture, Eskişehir, 8-12 July.

“The Environmental Movement and American Religion in the Network Society: Reconfiguring Hierarchies to Exist within Heterarchical Organizational Structures,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Chicago, 9-12 August 2012.