Follies in America: A History of Garden and Park Architecture, Cornell University Press, 2021.
American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature, University of Wales Press, 2014.
Special co-editor with Thomas Wermuth, The Hudson River Valley Review, on “Painters, Writers, and Tourists in the Nineteenth Century,” vol. 31, no.1 (fall 2014).
“Gothic Arches in America: Cooper’s Cave and Nineteenth-Century Tourism in Nature.” Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies, vol. 3, no. 2 (Dec. 2016), 58-71.
“Gothic Castles in the Landscape: Sir Walter Scott and the Hudson River School.” Gothic Studies, vol. 14, no. 2 (Nov. 2012), 1-22.
“‘To Loiter about the Ruined Castle’: Washington Irving’s Gothic Inspiration,” The Hudson River Valley Review, vol. 24, no. 2 (Spring 2008), 22-41.
“Banditti Mania: The Gothic Haunting of Washington Allston,” Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations, vol. 11, no. 1 (April 2007), 105-130.
“The Theatrical Spectacle of Medieval Revival: Edwin Forrest’s Fonthill Castle,” Winterthur Portfolio: A Journal of American Material Culture, vol. 39, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 21-41.
“Diagnosing the ‘Sir Walter Disease’: American Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature,” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, vol. 35, no. 4 (December 2002): 122-142.
Exhibition catalogue essays
“In Union with the Land: Hudson Valley Traditions and Steven Holl’s Architecture,” in Steven Holl: Making Architecture, New Paltz, NY: Dorsky Museum of Art, 2018, 47-49.
“Between Industry and Nature: Jervis McEntee and Rondout,” in Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School, New Paltz, NY: Dorsky Museum of Art, 2015, 37-43.
“Man and Nature in the Hudson Valley,” in Russel Wright: The Nature of Design, New Paltz, NY: Dorsky Museum of Art, 2012, 18-23.
“Temples, Castles, Villas, Ruins: The Role of Architectural Association in American Landscape Painting,” in The Hudson River to Niagara Falls: Nineteenth century Landscape Paintings from the New-York Historical Society, New Paltz, NY: Dorsky Museum of Art, 2009, 13-17.
“The Visual Culture of Commemorative Summerhouses in the Age of Revolutions.” The Art of Revolutions: Cosponsored by the American Philosophical Society, the Museum of the American Revolution, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 109, part 5 (2021), 9-30.
“Grant Wood, Walker Evans, and the Twentieth-Century After-Life of A. J. Downing’s Houses,” The Hudson River Valley Review, 33:2 (Spring 2017), 77-86.
“Ruins on the Hudson and Beyond: The Nineteenth-Century Delight in Decay,” in The Hudson River Valley Review, vol. 31, no.1 (fall 2014), 38-49.
“The Old Dwelling Transmogrified: James Fenimore Cooper’s Otsego Hall,” James Fenimore Cooper: His Country & His Art (Papers from the 2001 Cooper Seminar, No. 13), edited by Hugh MacDougall, Oneonta, NY: State University of New York College at Oneonta, 2002, 26-35.
“Mohonk Mountain House at 150,” exhibition with student contributions, Dorsky Museum of Art, Feb. 9, 2019-July 14, 2019.
“Man and Nature in the Hudson Valley,” section of exhibition Russel Wright: Man and Nature, New Paltz, NY: Dorsky Museum of Art, Aug. 29, 2012-March 10, 2013.
Review of Beautiful Deceptions: European Aesthetics, The Early American Novel, and Illusionist Art by Philipp Schweighauser, Early American Literature, 53:1 (2018), 237-241.
Review of The Cultured Canvas: New Perspectives on American Landscape Painting, edited by Nancy Siegel in The Hudson River Valley Review, vol. 30, no. 1 (Autumn 2013): 102-104.
Review of A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960, by Abigail Van Slyck in Arris: Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 19 (2008), 58-59.
Review of Painting the Dark Side: Art and the Gothic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America by Sarah Burns, Winterthur Portfolio, vol. 40, no.1 (Spring 2005), 84-87.
Review of Boston’s “Changeful Times”: Origins of Preservation and Planning in America by Michael Holleran, Vernacular Architecture Newsletter, Number 81, (Fall 1999), 32-33.
Review of “Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden” (Winterthur Museum, Delaware) and “Mark Dion: Follies” (Storm King Art Center), Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 6, no. 2 (Fall 2020), https://doi.org/10.24926/24716839.10773.