June 25, 2019: “Past and Current Trends of Prison Arts Programs, NEA,“ Arts in Corrections: Reframing the Landscape of Justice, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California.
May 2, 2019: Writers in Performance 28th Annual Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration, Lone Star College, Conroe, Texas.
June 26-30, 2017: “International Aspects,” Arts in Corrections: Building Bridges to the Future, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California.
June 18, 2015: “Plenary Session Overview on Research and Evaluation: Qualitative, Quantitative and ‘Evidence-based,'” Arts in Corrections: Opportunities for Justice and Rehabilitation Conference, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
May 7, 2015: Writers in Performance Annual Walt Whitman Birthday Party, Lone Star College, Conroe, Texas.
June 23, 2014: “Research, policy and practice for successful arts-in-corrections programs.” Correctional Education Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Crystal City, Crystal City, Virginia.
October 2013: “The Nation Inside: Mobilizing Against the U.S. Prison-Industrial Complex,“ Imagining America National Conference, Syracuse, New York.
November 2012: “A History of Prison Writing Programs and Their Future,” Western Literature Association
October 2011: “Peace Across Bars: Folk-Arts Programming in an Oregon Prison,” American Folklore Society
February 2010: “Looking Back at America’s Prison Creative Writing Programs: Success and Survival,” Arts in Prisons: their impact and potential, University of Edinburgh.