Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Ph.D. History and Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Michigan, in progress
Dissertation: “Watching the Girls Go By: Sexual Harassment in the American Street, 1850-1980”

M.A. Cultural Heritage Studies, University College London, 2011

B.A. History, Macalester College, 2009


Publications

Review of The Wages of History: Emotional Labor on Public History’s Front Lines by Amy M. Tyson. Public Archaeology 14, no. 1 (February 2015): 75-77.

“From American Girls into American Women: A Discussion of American Girl Doll Nostalgia.” Girlhood Studies 5, no. 1 (Summer 2012): 57-75.


Grants and Fellowships

2019-20 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
2019 Community of Scholars Fellowship, Institute for Research on Women & Gender and Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
2018 Margaret Storrs Grierson Fellowship, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College
2018 Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowship, Newberry Library in Chicago
2018 Mary Lily Research Grant, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, Duke University
2017-18 Rackham Humanities Research Dissertation Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
2017-18 Research/Study/Travel Grant, History Department, University of Michigan
2016 Rackham Doctoral Pre-Candidate Research Grant, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
2015 Mellon Public Humanities Fellowship, University of Michigan
2014-16 J. Frederick Hoffman Award, History Department, University of Michigan
2010 Institute of Archaeology Masters Award, University College London

Awards

2016 Dorothy McGuigan Prize for Best Graduate Essay on Women, University of Michigan

Conference Participation

Panels Organized
2020 “Historicizing Sexual Harassment in the Age of #MeToo: Emerging Scholarship and Methodological Questions,” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders and Sexualities, May 28-31
2020 Women and Public Space in the Urban United States,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, April 2-5
Endorsed by Women and Social Movements in the U.S. journal and digital archive

 

Papers Presented
2020 Roundtable panelist, “Whither the Spinster? Sexuality, Labor, and Race in Defining and Locating Women Alone,” Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History affiliate session, American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 3-6
2019 The Stranger in the Street: Street Harassment in Feminist Anti-Rape Activism, 1968-1980,” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, November 14-17
2019 “Wolves, Sailors, and the Normalization of Street Harassment, 1930-1950,” Community of Scholars Symposium, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, October 25
2019 “Watching the Girls Go By,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, April 4-6
2017 Goo-Goo Eyes Not Permitted: Discourses of Street Harassment and Unwanted Looking in 20th-Century United States,” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders and Sexualities, June 1-4
2017 “Street Harassment as Surveillance: From Mashers to YouTube,” University of Michigan Graduate Student Conference in United States History, May 5-6
2016 “Furtive Leers: Girl Watching as Pastime, Sport, and Site of Gendered Power in Cold War America,” Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, October 6-9
2016 “Bold Glances: Etiquette and Harassment in the Twentieth-Century American Street,” University of Illinois Women’s and Gender History Symposium, March 11-12
2015 “Ogling the Girls: Street Harassment and Unwanted Looking in Detroit, 1910-1946,” Upstate New York Women’s History Organization Conference, September 19

Teaching

Training

Graduate Teacher Certificate, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, May 2019

As Graduate Student Instructor (i.e. TA)

United States, 1865 to the Present (Winter 2019)
Introduction to Women’s Studies (Fall 2016, Winter 2017)
History of U.S. Mass Culture: From Minstrelsy to Hip Hop (Winter 2016)
Gender, Sex Differences, and Addiction (Fall 2015)

As Mentor to Graduate Student Instructors

History Pedagogy II (Fall 2018)

Teaching Interests

United States post-1865
U.S. Women’s and Gender History
Cultural History
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Service

  • Panelist, orientation workshops, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Workshop facilitator, Graduate Student Instructor Orientation, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Chair, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies Workshop, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Member, faculty search committee, Departments of History and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, 2018-19
  • Discussant, University of Michigan Graduate Student Conference in United States History, 2018
  • Member, graduate admissions committee, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, 2017-18
  • Mentor to incoming graduate students, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, 2017-18
  • Co-Coordinator, Historical Approaches to Gender and Sexuality, Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Michigan, 2015-16

Professional Affiliations

American Historical Association
Berkshire Conference of Women Historians
National Women’s Studies Association
Organization of American Historians
Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era