PUBLICATIONS

“Democratizing Looks: The Politics of Gender, Class, and Beauty in Early Twentieth Century America,” in Routledge Companion to Beauty Politics, edited by Maxine B. Craig (Routledge 2021)

with Amanda Kuziura and Jennifer Starkey, “Teaching Wikipedia: A Model for Critical Engagement with Open Information,” in Kim Davis Hoffman and Alexis Clifton (eds.), Open Pedagogy: Varied Definitions, Multiple Approaches (Open Source, 2020) 

"Fabricating Black Modernity: Fashion and African American Womanhood during the First Great Migration," International Journal of Fashion Studies, 6, 2 (October 2019), 239-260

"Dressing Up for a Campaign: Hillary Clinton, Suffragists, and the Politics of Fashion," in Christine Kray, Hinda Mandell, and Tamar Carroll (eds.), Nasty Women and Bad Hombres: Gender and Race in the 2016 Presidential Election, (University of Rochester Press 2018)

"New Women in Early 20th-Century America," in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History, ed. by Jon Butler (Oxford University Press 2017)

“Baby, You Can Drive My Car: Advertising Women’s Freedom in 1920s America,” American Journalism: Journal of Media History, 33, 4, (November 2016), 372-400

“[Re]fashioning the New Woman: Women’s Dress, the Oriental Style, and the Construction of American Feminist Imagery,” Journal of Women’s History, 27, 2, (Summer 2015), 14-36

 

PUBLIC WRITING AND MEDIA

“Bringing Down the Bra,” Zócalo Public Square, October 14, 2021

“Schools Enforce Dress Codes All the Time. So Why Not Masks?” Washington Post, August 30, 2021

Interviewed for a TV segment, “How Masks in America Became Political Statements”, Cheddar TV, March 4, 2021

“The Battle over Masks Has Always Been Political,” Washington Post, November 18, 2020

Interviewed for a TV segment, “Women Got the Right to Vote 100 Years Ago, Black Women Get that Right Nearly 50 Years Later,” WEWS-ABC, August 27 2020 

“The Making of a Suffragist: Belle Sherwin and Women Activism”,Ohio History Connection Blog, May 2020

“The Fashionable History of Social Distancing”, The Conversation, March 2020

“How White Became the Color of Suffrage?”, The Conversation, February 2019, (Reposted 8 November 2020)

“The Centuries-Old Practice of ‘Slaying Lewks’”, interview with Bob Garfield for On the Media, WNYC, December 5, 2018 

“Criticism of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Clothes Echoes Attacks Against Early Female Labor Activists”, The Conversation, December 2018 

“How Sears Helped Make Women, Immigrants, and People of Color Feel More Like Americans”, The Conversation, October 2018 

“Re-Dressing No More Miss America,” Public Seminar, September 2018 

“How the ‘Pussyhat’ Became a Feminist Fashion Icon,” Public Seminar, January 2018 

“Black Dresses, Golden Globes: How Fashion Works in Red Carpet Protests,” Dismantle Magazine, January 2018