Her recent essays have appeared in Grain/Vapor/Ray (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2014), A Feeling for Things: Conversations On and Around the Work of Jane Bennett (eds. Baraitser ad O'Rourke, Punctum Press, 2015), Evental Aesthetics (special issue on Vital Materialism), and The Nonhuman Turn (ed. Grusin, Minnesota Press 2015). She is the author of Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things (Duke, 2010); The Enchantment of Modern Life (Princeton 2001); Thoreau's Nature (Rowman Littlefield, 1994), and Unthinking Faith and Enlightenment, (NYU 1987).
She is currently working on a study of Walt Whitman and the political implications of his invocation of a network of personal, natural, and cosmic “sympathies."