- With Henry Jenkins and Joshua Green. Co-Author, Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture. New York: New York University Press, 2013. Translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Chinese, Korean, and Polish. U.S. paperback published 2018.
- With Abigail De Kosnik and C. Lee Harrington, Editor, The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
- “The Marks Have Gone Off-Script: Rogue Actors in the WWE’s Stands.” #WWE: Professional Wrestling in the Digital Age. Ed. Dru Jeffries, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2019.
- “‘Tonight, in This Very Ring…Trump Vs. The Media: Pro Wrestling as Articulation of Civic Imagination.” Popular Culture and Civic Imagination: A Casebook. Ed. Henry Jenkins, Gabriel Peters-Lazaro, and Sangita Shresthova, New York: NYU Press, forthcoming 2018, pp. 298-313.
- “As the World Turns: Season 52, Episode 181 (or 13,858).” Television Finales: From Howdy Doody to Girls. Ed. Douglas Howard and David Bianculli. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2018, pp. 8-13.
- With Henry Jenkins. “Afterword: Spreadable Media, Five Years Later.” Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, paperback edition. (Original book authored by Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green). New York: New York University Press, 2018, pp. 307-322.
- With Henry Jenkins, Grant McCracken, Sheila Seles, Natalie T.J. Tindall, and Edward Timke. “Author Meets Critics—Spreadable Media.” Advertising & Society Quarterly 18(4), 2018.
- “‘He’s a Real Man’s Man’: Pro Wrestling and Negotiations of Contemporary Masculinity.” The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom. Ed. Suzanne Scott and Melissa Click, New York: Routledge, 2017, pp. 174-183.
- “WWE’s Story World and the Potentials of Transmedia Storytelling.” The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities. Ed. Melanie Bourdaa and Benjamin Derhy, New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 169-183.
- “Public Relations and the Attempt to Avoid Truly Relating to Our Publics.” Public Relations and Participatory Culture: Fandom, Social Media, and Community Engagement. Ed. Amber L. Hutchins and Natalie T.J. Tindall. New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 13-18.
- “‘I Was Stabbed 21 Times by Crazy Fans’: Pro Wrestling and Popular Concerns with Immersive Story Worlds.” Seeing Fans: Representations of Fandom in Media and Popular Culture. Ed. Lucy Bennett and Paul Booth. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016, pp. 33-44.
- “Perfectly ‘Compliant’: The Devaluation of Ethics in Corporate Communications Industry Discourse.” Controversies in Digital Ethics. Ed. Amber Davisson and Paul Booth. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2016, pp. 155-171.
- “The Role We Play in Driving Information Discovery: Serendipity and Spreadability.” Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age. Ed. Tammera Race and Stephann Makri. Cambridge, MA: Chandos Publishing, 2016, pp. 92-99.
- “Social Media Ownership.” International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication & Society, Vol. 1. Ed. Peng Hwa Ang and Robin Mansell. West Sussex, UK: Wiley, 2015, pp. 1-10.
- With Paul Booth, Kristina Busse, Melissa Click, Henry Jenkins, Xiaochang Li, and Sharon Ross (and moderated by Louisa Stein), “Roundtable: Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture.” Transformative Works and Cultures 17, 2014.
- “Listening and Empathizing: Advocating for New Management Logics in Marketing and Corporate Communications.” Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries. Ed. Derek Kompare, Avi Santo, and Derek Johnson. New York: New York University Press, 2014, pp. 275-294.
- “Fan Studies: Grappling with an Undisciplined Discipline.” Journal of Fandom Studies 2(1), 2014, pp. 53-71.
- With Paul Booth, Kristina Busse, Melissa Click, Henry Jenkins, Xiaochang Li, and Sharon Ross (and moderated by Louisa Stein), “Online Roundtable on Spreadable Media.” Cinema Journal 53(3), Spring 2014, pp. 152-177.
- With Abigail De Kosnik, “Soap Operas.” Cinema and Media Studies Bibliographies, Oxford University Press, April 2014.
- “Diferencias Entre Oír y Escuchar al Público en la Comunicación Corporativa.” Panorama Social 18 (second semester 2013), pp. 105-120.
- “Wrestling with Where the ‘Text’ Is.” Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier 1(3), 2013.
- With Christopher Weaver, “Learning To Be a Responsible Circulator.” Online essay for Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, Ed. Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green. New York: New York University Press, 2013.
- “Mick Foley: Pro Wrestling and the Contradictions of the Contemporary American Hero.” Bodies of Discourse: Sport Stars, Media and the Global Public. Ed. Michael Real, Cornel Sandvoss, and Alina Bernstein, Peter Lang Publishing, 2012, pp. 89-106.
- With Abigail De Kosnik and C. Lee Harrington, “Introduction: The Crisis of Daytime Drama and What It Means.” The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era, Ed. Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011, pp. 3-21.
- “Growing Old Together: Following As the World Turns’ Tom Hughes Through the Years.” The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era, Ed. Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011, pp. 86-100.
- “The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.” The Essential Cult TV Reader. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2009, pp. 77-83.
- With Henry Jenkins. “Managing Multiplicity in Superhero Comics: An Interview with Henry Jenkins.” Third Person. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009, pp. 303-311.
- “Soap Operas and the History of Fan Discussion.” Transformative Works and Cultures 1 (2008).
NON-TRADITIONAL ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
- “If You Build It, Will They Come?” MediaCommons, 11 January 2013.
- “The Trouble with Context in Archiving Soaps’ Pivotal Moments,” In Media Res, 16 February 2012.
- “‘All I Care about Is Me: I’m the ‘Nature Boy’’: The Permeable Boundaries of Pro Wrestling’s Fictional World.” In Media Res, 18 August 2010.
- “‘You Wind Her Up, She Bakes’…The (Increasingly Sparse) Moments Longtime Soaps Fans Still Watch For.” In Media Res, 25 February 2009.
- “Cactus Jack and the Moral Justification of Great Wrestling Heels.” In Media Res, 04 February 2008.
- “World Wrestling Entertainment in Japanese Culture in the 21st Century.” MIT OpenCourseWare, Spring 2007.
- “Pinning Down Fan Involvement: An Examination of Multiple Modes of Engagement for Professional Wrestling Fans.” MIT OpenCourseWare, Spring 2007.
NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
- “Two Worlds: Aspects of Shelley’s Frankenstein in Miller’s Capote.” MIT OpenCourseWare, Fall 2006.
- “A Meditation on Mediation: A Close Reading of Olivier’s Cough.” MIT OpenCourseWare, Fall 2006.
- “Clue: A Unique Look at Dominant American Ideology,” Illuminations 1.1 (Spring 2004).
- “Hannibal Lecter: An Unlikely American Idol.” Illuminations 1.1 (Spring 2004).