"The Double Bind of Faculty Excellence: Two Institutional Case Studies"
“Merging Economic and Book History: Trade Courtesy and Economic Collusion in the Nineteenth-Century United States”
With Jeffrey Groves, Professor of Literature Harvey Mudd College, presented at the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Mainz, Germany, July 2000
'"'Works virtuous and useful': Tensions between Rationality and Work Ideals in Antebellum Shaker Narratives"
Social Science History Association November 1997
"Progress isn't a Newfoundland Name; Representations of Economic Development in Newfoundland Theater, 1972- 1992" Social Science History Association November 1996
"The Wild Cod Lie Dead in the Ocean": Economic Development and Indigenous Theater in Newfoundland, 1970-1976"
Western Social Science Association April 1995
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way?: Economic Crisis and the Rhetoric of Work Ethics in Contemporary Newfoundland"
Southwest Association for Canadian Studies February 1994