2012: “(Hu)Man and Machine: The Regressive Gender Politics of Artificial Intelligence in Syfy’s Eureka.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association Conference.
2011: “Evil(?) Hands: Amputation and Agency in Angel.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention.
2011: “Martyred Mothers, Demon(ized) Mistresses, and Dead Female Friends: Visions of American Masculinities in Post-Grrrl Power Cult Television’s Angel and Supernatural.” National Popular Culture and American Cultures Associations & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference.
2010: “‘A Stunning Revelation of My True Path in Life’: The American Captivity Narrative from Mary Rowlandson to Fred Burkle.” Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses 4.
2010: “Anya’s ‘Disturbing Sex Talk’: Breaking the Pattern of Punished Female Sexuality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference.
2009: “‘What’ll She Do Next?’: The Development of Ethical Codes of Action for Scientifically Engineered Soldiers, as Seen in Firefly/Serenity‘s River and Dark Angel‘s Max.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference.
2008: “‘Hot Chicks with Superpowers’: Violence and Pleasure in Buffy Viewership.” Slayage Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon 3.
2008: “Heroic Women and Violent Spectacle: Questions of Visual Pleasure, Gender, and the Foundations of Today’s Violent Woman in Film.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference.
2007: “‘Get Tough, Get Even’: Veronica Mars and Changing Attitudes toward Justice in a Post-9/11 America.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference.
2006: “Terraforming the Psyche in Firefly and Serenity.” Slayage Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon 2.
2005: “‘And This is My Power’: Influences of the Female Action Hero.” WisCon Conference on Feminism and Science Fiction.
2004: “Mirror, Mirror: Creation of Self-Identity through Chosen Associations in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Slayage Conference on Buffy the Vampire Slayer .