• “Community and the Commons: Fence Laws, Land, and Identity in Postbellum Appalachia,” in Steven E. Nash and Bruce E. Stewart, eds., Southern Communities: Identity, Conflict, and Memory in the Nineteenth-Century American South (April, 2019, UGA Press).
  • “Ginseng, China, and he Transformation of the Ohio Valley, 1783-1840,” Ohio Valley History, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Fall 2017), 3-23.
  • “Nature’s Emporium: The Botanical Drug Trade and the Commons Tradition in Southern Appalachia,” Environmental History, Vol. 21, No. 4 (October 2016). Nature’s Emporium_EH_2016
  • “Sanging in the Mountains: The Ginseng Economy in the Southern Appalachians, 1865-1900,” Appalachian Journal, Vol. 40, Nos. 1-2 (Fall 2012/Winter 2013). Sanging in the Mountains AppalJ copy
  • “Backcountry Loyalty: How a Forged Letter Turned the Tide of the American Revolution in the South,” Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review, Vol. 23 (Spring 2012), 78-101.
  • Book Reviews
    • Feral Animals in the American South: An Evolutionary History, by Abraham Gibson, in Agricultural History (forthcoming).
    • Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia, by Kathryn Shively Meier, in Ohio Valley History, Spring 2015.
    • The Coal River Valley in the Civil War, by Michael B. Graham, in Civil War Monitor (published online April, 2015).
    • The Spirit of the Appalachian Trail: Community, Environment, and Belief on a Long-Distance Hiking Path, by Susan Power Bratton, in West Virginia History, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Fall 2014).
  • The Cherokee Scout newspaper, Murphy, North Carolina
    • Covered the local government, environment, politics and entertainment beats from March 2004 through August 2005
    • Wrote outdoor column Into the Wild from March 2004-April 2009