"Southern Discomfort: Revisiting the Jewish Question in Tova Mirvis's The Ladies's Auxilliary." Unfinalized Moments: Essays of Contemporary Jewish American Narrative. Ed. Derek Parker Royal. West Lafayette" Purdue University Press, 2011. 33-54.
"Telling Stories of Transgression in Judith Ortiz Cofer's The Line of the Sun." MELUS 34.1 (2009), 95-116.
"Patriotism, Nationalism, and the Fiction of History in Julia Álvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies and In the Name of Salomé." Latin American Literary Review. 34.68 (2006): 5-24.
"From Rumba to Funeral March: The Impossibility of Cuba in Oscar Hijuelos's A Simple Habana Melody (from when the world was good)." South Atlantic Review. 70.1 (2005): 117-147.
"Cuba Interrupted: The Loss of Center and Story in Ana Menéndez's In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. 46.3 (2005): 235-251.
Troubling Nationhood in U.S. Latina Literature: Explorations of Place and Belonging. Rutgers University Press, forthcoming 2013.