Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019.
Beyond the Checkpoint: Visual Practices in America’s Global War on Terror. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2014.
“One Apostate Run Over, Hundreds Repented: Excess, Unthinkability, and Infographics from the War with ISIS.” Critical Studies in Media and Communication 35, no. 1 (January 2018): 57-73. Special issue on “ISIS and Communication Media Beyond the Spectacle: Communication Media, Networked Publics, Terrorism.” Edited by Mehdi Semati and Piotr M. Szpunar [invited submission].
“Security Glitches: The Failure of Universal Camouflage and the Fantasy of ‘Identity Intelligence.’” Science, Technology, and Human Values 43, 3 (May 2018): 431-463.
“Atrocity and Aporiae: Teaching the Abu Ghraib Images, Teaching Against Transparency.” Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies 14, no. 1 (February 2014): 29-39.
“Pixelizing Atrocity.” Philosophy of Photography 4, no. 1 (January 2014): 25-46.
“Sowing the Sea: Visualizing Time, Terror, and Osama bin Laden.” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 26, no. 5 (2012): 767-782.
“‘Suffering? You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet’: Rating the Global War on Terror in American Film.” Jura Gentium Cinema Dossier on Horror and Politics (December 2009). http://www.jgcinema.com/single.php?sl=global-war-terror-american-film.
Chapters in Anthologies
“Imperial Cry-Faces: Women Lamenting the War on Terror.” In Imperial Benevolence: U.S. Foreign Policy and American Popular Culture Since 9/11, edited by Scott Laderman and Tim Gruenewald, 25-49. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018.
“‘Coffins After Coffins’: Screening Wartime Atrocity in the Classroom.” In The War of My Generation: Youth Culture and the War on Terror, edited by David Kieran, 223-245. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015.
“Re(con)figuring the Spectacle: State Flexibility in Response to Imaged Terror.” In Engaging Terror: A Critical and Interdisciplinary Approach [Selected Proceedings from the 2008 Human Condition Series Conference on Terror], edited by Marianne Vardalos et al, 149-158. Boca Raton, FL: Brown Walker Press, 2009.