"You can never be overdressed or overeducated" Oscar Wilde

Writing Portfolio

 

Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

July 2017,  Black Power

Book Riot

June 2017, Is the Strand Responsible for the Bookish Tote Trend? 

June 2017, Growing up with Sarah Dessen

The Hampton Institute: A Working Class Think Tank

June 2017, The Power of Candy: Celebrating Robert Hilary King's Freeline

Metropole (blog of the Urban History Association)

June 2017, The South Isn't Exceptional, the People are. 

Bustle

March 2017, "How 'Heaven to Betsy" by Maud Hart Lovelace Convinced Me I Deserved to be a Writer"

History@Work

March 2017, Gilmore Girls and the Stars Hollow Historical Society

Auntie Bellum Magazine

July 2017, Still Star Crossed as a Black Feminist Interpretation of Shakespeare

May 2017, Cussing and Coming of Age in Jared Kushner's Essex

March 2017, Riverdale: CW's Transgressive Teen Drama

February 2017, The Four Harassers of the History Department

January 2017, Resisting Trump

November 2016, Talking White Trash and Mistaking the Poor for the Powerful

 November 2016, Revisiting the Rory Gilmore Roadmap

 October  2016,  American Girls and Growing Up With History

 August 2016,  Coding White Trash in Academia

Scalawag Magazine

August  2016, Here's what the Angola 3 dreamt up in solitary

The Establishment

November 2016, The Problematic Coding of White Trash in Academia

US Society for Intellectual History Blog

July 2017, On "Left Behind" by Chasity West (2nd in a Series on African American Women's Prison Writing) 

June 2017, On 'My Story' by India Porter

June 2017, What Makes a Prison Writer? 

April 2017, Rural Witchcraft and Intellectualism

April 2017, What's in a Book? My Prison Library Copy of Wall Tappings

March 2017, The Presidential Address and Southern Intellectual History

February 2017, "I am Not Your Negro" and the Erasure of Women of Color

January 2017, to be Un-American

January 2017, Reading Reconstruction

January 2017, What is Intellectual Work? 

November 2016, The Ivory Tower is Moving

December 2016, On Jane Jacobs

December 2016,On Hillbilly Elegy

 October 2016, Don't Be Overwhelmed, Keep Reading

February 2016, Toward An Intellectual History of the Angola 3