Publications

Books

Celebrity and Youth: Mediated Audiences, Fame Aspirations, and Identity Formation­ (editor). 2018, Mediated Youth series, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

“Snatched: Constructions of Child Abductions in U.S. News,” with Leigh Moscowitz. 2016 in Mediated Youth series, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

Journal Articles

“Too famous to protest: Far right online community bonding over collective desecration of Colin Kaepernick, fame, and celebrity activism.” Journal of Communication Inquiry, 2020.

#BlackLivesMatter: Black celebrity hashtag activism and the discursive formation of a social movement, Celebrity Studies, 2018, co-authored with Nicole Heckemeyer.

“Masculine interventions and transnational celebrity activism in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti,” Celebrity Studies, 6(4), 583-600, 2015

“Not ‘simply the breast’: Media discourses of celebrity, breastfeeding, and normalcy,” Feminist Media Studies, 2014.

“Commodifying Global Activism and Racial Unity During the 2010 FIFA World Cup,” with Matthew Guschwan, Communication, Culture & Critique, 6(2), 298-317, 2013.

Duvall, Spring-Serenity & Leigh Moscowitz. (2011). “Every parent’s worst nightmare”: Myths of child abductions in the news. Journal of Children & Media.

Perfect little feminists?: young girls in the US interpret gender, violence, and friendship in cartoons. Journal of Children & Media, 2010.

Book Chapters

“Playing with minimalism: How Parents are Sold on High-End Toys and Childhood Simplicity.” In Rebecca C. Hains and Nancy Jennings (Eds.) Children’s Toys and Consumer Culture: The Marketing of Children’s Play, forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan.

“DIY Superheroines: Craftivism, capitalism, and counterhegemonic girl culture,” chapter in anthology Beyond Princess Culture: Gender and Children’s Marketing, edited by Katherine Foss, under contract with Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

“Celebrity Travels: Media Spectacles and the Construction of a Transnational Politics of Care.” In Radha S. Hegde (Ed.) Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures (140-158). NYU Press, 2011.

“Dying for our sins: Christian rhetoric in celebrity colonialism.” In Robert Clarke (Ed.) Celebrity colonialism: Fame, power, and representation in colonial and postcolonial cultures (81-106). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.