Peer Reviewed Monograph

The Color of Creatorship: Intellectual Property, Race, and the Making of Americans (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020). (sample available here)

Peer Reviewed Articles and Chapters

“Intellectual Property Rights Talk and the Production of Global Racial Orders,” in Feminist Cyberlaw, eds. Amanda Levandowski and Meg Leta Jones (Forthcoming from UC Press, 2024).

“Owning Your Masters (Taylor’s Version): Postfeminist Tactical Copyright and the Erasure of Black Intellectual Labor,” in the Routledge Companion to Intersectionality, eds. Jennifer Nash and Samantha Pinto (2023). (available here)

“Prince of Intellectual Property: On Creatorship, Copyright, and Black Capitalism in the Life/Afterlives of the Purple One.” Howard Journal of Communications (Special Issue on Prince in/as Blackness) 30(2) (2019)(available here)

“Marking Disidentification: Race, Corporeality & Resistance in Trademark Law,” Southern Communication Journal (2016). (available here)

“(Dis)owning Bikram: Decolonizing Vernacular and Dewesternizing Restructuring in the Yoga Wars,” Communication & Critical/Cultural Studies (2016). (available here)

“Racechange is the New Black: Racial Accessorizing and Racial Tourism in High Fashion as Constraints on Rhetorical Agency,” Communication, Culture & Critique (2014). (available here)

With LeiLani Nishime. “Containment as Neocolonial Visual Rhetoric: Fashion, Yellowface, and Karl Lagerfeld’s ‘Idea of China,” Quarterly Journal of Speech (2013). (available here)

Invited Articles and Chapters

With Deidré Keller (second author), “A Primer on Critical Race IP,” in Intellectual Property and Social Justice, eds. Lateef Mtima and Steven Jamar (Forthcoming from Oxford University Press, 2023). Based on Critical Race IP, published in the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal

“Author’s Response (to Review Essays),” The IP Law Book Review 11(1) (June 2022): 16-24. (available here)

With Deidré Keller (second author), “Critical Race Theory as Intellectual Property Methodology” In Handbook of IP Research, eds. Irene Calboli and Maria Lillà Montagnani (Oxford, UK: Oxford UP, 2021).

With Mohan Dutta (second author), “Locating Free Speech in an Era of White Nationalism.” First Amendment Studies (Co-edited special issue on race and coloniality) 54(2) (2020): 156-180.

With Lisa Corrigan (lead author), “The Structural Whiteness of Academic Patronage,” Communication and Critical Cultural 17(3) (2020): 220-227.

“Affecting White Accountability: What Mr. Rogers Can Tell Us about the (Racial) Futures of Communication,” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 17(1) (2020). (available here).

“Cooking Up Hashtag Activism: #PaulasBestDishes and Counternarratives of Southern Food,” at Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (2015). (available here)

“Civic Engagement through Policy Debate: Possibilities for Transformation.” In Navigating Opportunity: Policy Debate in the 21st Century, ed. Allan D. Louden (New York: International Debate Education Association, 2010), 242-249.

Law Review Articles 

“Temporality in a Time of Tam: Towards a Chronopolitics of Intellectual Property,” IDEA: The Law Review of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property (Special Issue on Race) 61 (2021): 673-734 (available here).

With Deidré Keller. “Critical Race IP, ” Cardozo Journal of Arts & Entertainment (2018). (available here)

With Deidré Keller. “Centering Education in the Next Great Copyright Act: A Response to Professor Jaszi,” Duquesne Law Review (2015). (available here)

With W. Ann Warner. “Annual Survey of Michigan Law: Civil Rights Law.” Wayne Law Review: Survey Edition (2006): 391-434.

Book Reviews

“Book Review Essay: Mapping Property.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 104(5) (2019). (available here)

“Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law,” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 18(2) (2015): 389-392.