Scholarly Reads

  • Can We Permit Apology? How Women Could Survive Sexual Violence Without Punishing Men,” Social Research, v. 87 no. 4 (Winter, 2020).
  • LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith,” Beyond Citation: Critical Thinking About Digital Research (New York: CUNY Center for New Media and Learning, 2018).
  • “An Education to Last a Lifetime: Conversations with the Past, Stories for the Present,” James Grossman and Sarah Fenton, Ed., Careers for History Majors (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
  • “When the Past Isn’t Dead: Slavery’s Mark on High Education,” #Charlottesville: White Supremacy, Populism and Resistance (New York: OR Books/Public Seminar Books, 2018; forthcoming, Fall 2018).
  • “Not in Conflict, but In Coalition: Imagining Lesbians at the Center of the Second Wave,” Chapter 8 of Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields, Ed. The Legacy of Second Wave Feminism in American Politics (New York, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2018).
  • Can We Permit Apology? How Women Could Survive Sexual Violence Without Punishing Men,” Social Research, v. 87 no. 4 (Winter, 2020).
  • LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith,” Beyond Citation: Critical Thinking About Digital Research (New York: CUNY Center for New Media and Learning, 2018).
  • “An Education to Last a Lifetime: Conversations with the Past, Stories for the Present,” James Grossman and Sarah Fenton, Ed., Careers for History Majors (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
  • “When the Past Isn’t Dead: Slavery’s Mark on High Education,” #Charlottesville: White Supremacy, Populism and Resistance (New York: OR Books/Public Seminar Books, 2018; forthcoming, Fall 2018).
  • “Not in Conflict, but In Coalition: Imagining Lesbians at the Center of the Second Wave,” Chapter 8 of Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields, Ed. The Legacy of Second Wave Feminism in American Politics (New York, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2018).
  • “Being a Colleague: Departmental and University Citizenship,” in Greg Colon-Semenza and Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. Eds., How to Build an Academic Life in the Humanities (New York: Palgrave/MacMillan 2015).
  • Public Figures, Private Lives: Eleanor Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover and a Queer History Without Sexual Identity,” in Leila Rupp and Susan K. Freeman, Ed., Understanding and Teaching U.S. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender History (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014), 199-212. Winner of 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Non-fiction Anthology.
  • When the Stars Come Out: Jodie Foster’s Queer Families and the Celebrity Private Sphere,”QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking (winter, 2014).
  • A Hacker in Every History Department: An Intelligent Radical’s Guide to the Digital Humanities,” Radical Teacher no. 99 (Spring 2014).
  • Thou Shalt Commit: The Internet, New Media, and the Future of Women’s History,” Journal of Women’s History 25th anniversary issue vol. 25 no. 4 (Winter 2013), 350-362.
  • Virtually a Historian: Blogs and the Recent History of Dispossessed Academic Labor,” Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques vol. 38. no. 2 (summer, 2012).
  • Taking Back Times Square: Feminist Repertoires and the Transformation of Urban Space In Late Second Wave Feminism,” Andy Urban and Amy Tyson, Eds. Radical History Review special issue, “Calling the Law Into Question,” issue 113 (spring, 2012).
  • Paths to Political Citizenship: Feminism, Gay Rights and the Carter Presidency,” special issue on gender, Eileen Boris, Ed., Journal of Policy History (winter 2011-12).
  • Women Gone Wild: An Introduction to Feminist Blogging,” introductory essay for a roundtable of four articles edited for the Journal of Women’s History vol. 22 no. 4 (winter, 2010).
  • Chalking the Borders: Sidewalk Politics on a College Campus,” Marci Nelligan and Nicole Mauro, Eds. Intersections: Sidewalks and Public Space (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008).
  • Queer Hoover: Sex, Lies and Political History,” Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 15 no. 3 (September 2006). Awarded the 2007-08 Audre Lorde article prize by the Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (American Historical Association affiliate society). Reprinted in translation as “Queer Hoover: Sexe, mensonges et historic politique,” in Politix vol. 27 (winter, 2014), 161-191.
  • The Problem of the Color Line: Segregation, Politics and Historical Writing,” Cultural Critique no. 38 (winter, 1997-98).
  • “‘I’ll Go the Limit and Then Some:’ Gun Molls, Desire and Danger in the 1930’s,” Feminist Studies (spring, 1995).
  • When the Stars Come Out: Jodie Foster’s Queer Families and the Celebrity Private Sphere,”QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking (winter, 2014).
  • A Hacker in Every History Department: An Intelligent Radical’s Guide to the Digital Humanities,” Radical Teacher no. 99 (Spring 2014).
  • Thou Shalt Commit: The Internet, New Media, and the Future of Women’s History,” Journal of Women’s History 25th anniversary issue vol. 25 no. 4 (Winter 2013), 350-362.
  • Virtually a Historian: Blogs and the Recent History of Dispossessed Academic Labor,” Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques vol. 38. no. 2 (summer, 2012).
  • Taking Back Times Square: Feminist Repertoires and the Transformation of Urban Space In Late Second Wave Feminism,” Andy Urban and Amy Tyson, Eds. Radical History Review special issue, “Calling the Law Into Question,” issue 113 (spring, 2012).
  • Paths to Political Citizenship: Feminism, Gay Rights and the Carter Presidency,” special issue on gender, Eileen Boris, Ed., Journal of Policy History (winter 2011-12).
  • Women Gone Wild: An Introduction to Feminist Blogging,” introductory essay for a roundtable of four articles edited for the Journal of Women’s History vol. 22 no. 4 (winter, 2010).
  • Queer Hoover: Sex, Lies and Political History,” Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 15 no. 3 (September 2006). Awarded the 2007-08 Audre Lorde article prize by the Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (American Historical Association affiliate society). Reprinted in translation as “Queer Hoover: Sexe, mensonges et historic politique,” in Politix vol. 27 (winter, 2014), 161-191.
  • The Problem of the Color Line: Segregation, Politics and Historical Writing,” Cultural Critique no. 38 (winter, 1997-98).
  • “‘I’ll Go the Limit and Then Some:’ Gun Molls, Desire and Danger in the 1930’s,” Feminist Studies (spring, 1995).