Ph.D. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Awarded August of 2000, Advisor: Prof. Lois Banner
Dissertation: “What Is Modish Is Doomed: Fashion and American Feminism in the 1910s and 1920s”
M.A. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Awarded August of 1992, Advisor: Prof. Louise Wade
Thesis: “The Better to Conquer Hearts:
Vogue and the New Woman in the 1920s”
B.A. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Awarded August of 1989
Major field: History
Minor field: Women’s Studies
Review of Marcia M. Gallo, Different Daughters: A History of the Daughters of Bilitis and the Rise of the Lesbian Rights Movement. Choice, October 2007.
Review of Mary P. Ryan, Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History. Choice, October 2007.
Review of “Second Wave and Beyond: Primary Sources of the Women’s Movement, 1960 to Present” (Internet Resource), Choice, August 2007.
Review of Sharon Block, Rape and Sexual Power in Early America. Choice, June 2007.
Review of Elizabeth Alice Clement, Love for Sale: Courting, Treating, and Prostitution in New York City, 1900-1945. Choice, May 2007.
Review of Estelle B. Freedman, Feminism, Sexuality, and Politics. Choice, February 2007.
Review of Catherine E. Rymph, Republican Women: Feminism and Conservatism from Suffrage through the Rise of the New Right. Choice, December 2006.
Review of Katherine J. Parkin, Food Is Love: Food Advertising and Gender Roles in Modern America. Choice, December 2006.
Review of Penelope Rowlands, A Dash of Daring: Carmel Snow and Her Life in Fashion, Art, and Letters. Choice, July 2006.
Review of “Feminist Theory Website” (Internet Resource). Choice, July 2006.
Review of Kimberly Springer, Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist
Organizations, 1968-1980. Choice, May 2006. Review of “Thirdspace: The Site for Emerging Feminist Scholars” (Internet Resource). Choice, May 2006.
Review of Linda Welters and Patricia A. Cunningham, eds., Twentieth-Century American Fashion. Choice, April 2006. Review of Neil Steinberg, Hatless Jack: The President, the Fedora, and the History of an American Style. Choice, September 2005.
Review of Christopher Breward, Edwina Ehrman, and Caroline Evans, The London Look: Fashion from Street to Catwalk. Choice, April 2005
Review of Kelly Schrum, Some Wore Bobby Sox: The Emergence of Teenage Girls’ Culture, 1920-1945. Choice, March 2005.
Review of Elwood Watson and Darcy Martin, eds., “There She Is, Miss America”: The Politics of Sex, Beauty, and Race in America’s Most Famous Pageant. Choice, February 2005.
Review of Steeve O. Buckridge, The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1760-1890. Choice, January 2005.
Review of Leigh Ann Wheeler, Against Obscenity: Reform and the Politics of Womanhood in America, 1873-1935. Choice, January 2005.
Review of “American Women’s History: A Research Guide” (Internet Resource). Choice, September 2004.
Review of Rose Weitz, Rapunzel’s Daughters: What Women’s Hair Tells Us About Women’s Lives. Choice, May 2004.
Study Guide for James L. Roark et al.’s The American Promise: A History of the United States, Second Edition (Bedford St. Martin’s, 2001).
Study Guide and Instructor’s Manual (with Dolores Davison Peterson) for John Mack Faragher et al.’s Out of Many: A History of the American People, Combined Brief Third Edition (Prentice Hall, 2000).
Online Study Guide (with Dolores Davison Peterson) for Margaret L. King’s Western Civilization: A Social and Cultural History, volumes 1 and 2 (Prentice Hall, 2000).