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Active Research Interests
Northern Getaway: Film, Tourism, and Selling Canada (book-length manuscript)
"Five Little Stars": Film, Tourism, and the Dionne Quintuplets (article)
Past Research Interests
Borderland Films: The American Cinema, Mexico, and Canada during the Progressive Era (University of Nebraska Press, 2015)
"Vacationland: Film, Tourism, and Selling Canada, 1897-1948" (Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 2012)
"All Aboard!: Travelogues of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Northern Pacific Railway," (American Review of Canadian Studies, 2015)
"Women in Between: Representations of Gender, Race, and Nation in Ramona and The Barrier." Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 31, no. 2 (2010): 145-176
"The Redcoat and the Ranger: Screening Bilateral Friendship in Cecil B. DeMille's Northwest Mounted Police (1940)." American Review of Canadian Studies 38, no. 1 (Spring 2008): 43-60.
"Primitive Encounters" Film and Tourism in the North American West," Western Historical Quarterly 38, no. 1 (Spring 2007): 47-68.
"The Tourism of Titillation: Film and Cross-Border Tourism in Niagara Falls and Tijuana," Journal of the Canadi
North American Borders and Borderlands
US History, 20th Century