Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy, Ecocriticism, Film History,Undergraduate Science Writing
Deborah has piloted culturally inclusive, asset-based assignments for students in her Preparation for College Writing classes. She also teaches Tier-One writing classes for students interested in science and technology. In addition to the books she has published, Deborah has contributed articles and anthology chapters on documentary film and depression-era movies. Prior to becoming the managing editor of The Journal of Popular Culture, she was the associate editor of Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies.
Co-author, A Student Guide: Reading, Writing, and Researching in the Sciences (Great Rivers Technology, 2012)
Co-editor, All-Stars and Movie Stars: Sports in Film and History (University Press of Kentucky, 2008)
Editor, The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre (University of Utah Press, 2006).
Co-editor, The Great Plains: Writing Across the Disciplines (Harcourt Custom Publishing, 2002).