“Google and the ‘Twisted Cyber Spy’ Affair: U.S.-China Communication in an Age of Globalization,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 97 (2011): 411-434.
“Turning Silence into Speech and Action: Prison Activism and the Pedagogy of Empowered Citizenship,” co-authored with Jennifer K. Wood and Bryan McCann, Communication and Critical Cultural Studies 8 (2011): 331-352 (lead article).
Challenging the Prison-Industrial Complex: Activism, Arts, & Educational Alternatives, editor (University of Illinois Press, forthcoming in 2011).
Executing Democracy, Volume One: Capital Punishment & The Making of America, 1683-1800 (Michigan State University Press, 2010).
"Communication, Social Justice, and Joyful Committment," The Western Journal of Communication 74 (2010): 68-93.
"Walking Amidst Heroes: Celebrating the Enlightenment & the Persistence of Democracy," Cultural Studies & Critical Methodologies 8 (2008): 187-223.
"Fighting the Prison-Industrial Complex: A Call to Communication and Cultural Studies Scholars to Change the World," Communication and Critical Cultural Studies 4 (2007):402-420
Globalization and Empire: The U.S. Invasion of Iraq, Free Markets, and The Twilight of Democracy (University of Alabama Press, 2006)
Incarceration Nation: Investigative Prison Poems of Hope and Terror (AltaMira, 2004)
Sweet Freedom’s Song: “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” and Democracy in America (Oxford University Press, 2002, co-authored with the late Robert James Branham).
Democratic Dissent & The Cultural Fictions of Antebellum America (University of Illinois Press, 2002)