Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations
“To Make a Figure: Clothing and Gender Politics in Early National America,” in Gender, Taste, and Material Culture in Britain and North America, 1700-1850, Amanda Vickery and John Styles eds., (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006).
“ ‘The Scourge of Fashion’: Political Economy and the Politics of Consumption in Post-Revolutionary America,” Early American Studies:An Interdisciplinary Journal, Spring 2005.
"Fashion in the Early Republic," Encyclopedia of the New American Nation, Paul Finkelman ed., (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2005).
"Fair Harvard?: Labor, Law and Gender in the Harvard Scrubwomen Case, 1921-1931" in Yards and Gates: Gender in Harvard and Radcliffe History (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), pp. 159-172.
Walking Tour of Harvard Women's History, (Cambridge, MA: 2000).
Book Review: What Clothes Reveal,by Linda Baumgarten, New England Quarterly, 76,4 (December 2003), pp.657-659
Book Review: The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson, by William Howard Adams, Chicago Tribune (Nov. 7, 1997).
Conferences & Presentations
"Historians and Museum Curators: Forging Effective Partnerships” American Association of Museum Studies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2006.
“Worthy, Dashing, Good-for-Nothing: Notions of Fashion and Femininity in Nineteenth Century America,” UK Social History Conference, University of Reading, 2006.
“The Physiognomy of Fashion, Fashion as Physiognomy: Toward a Science of Appearances in America,” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2005.
“You Could Dress Better Here in Lowell: Female Factory Workers and Fashionable Consumption in New England, 1825-1845.” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, 2004.
“The Crisis of the Consumer Revolution in Early Republic America.” Boston Area Early American History Seminar, Massachusetts Historical Society, 2004.