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First Name
Last Name
Carroll University
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world's fairs, international expositions, San Francisco, California, US West, women, midway performers, urban west, American Indian performers
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About Me
Recent Publications

Empress San Francisco: The Pacific Rim, the Great West, and California at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.University of Nebraska Press. 2014.

Gendering the Fair: Histories of Women and Gender at World’s Fairs, co-edited with Tracey Jean Boisseau. University of Illinois Press. 2010.

“Beyond the End of the Trail: Indians at San Francisco’s 1915 World’s Fair.” EthnohistoryEthnohistory. 63:2. April 2016

“Queen of the Joy Zone Meets Hercules: Gendering Imperial California at the Panama-Pacific
International Exposition” Western Historical Quarterly. 47:1. February 2016.

“Fair Labor: The Work of Constructing an Ideal Pacific City.” Boom: A Journal of California. Spring 2015.

“Encountering ‘Woman’ on the Fairgrounds of the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition,” in Boisseau and Markwyn, Gendering the Fair.  2010.

“World’s Fairs in Feminist Historical Perspective,” with Tracey Jean Boisseau, in Boisseau and Markwyn, Gendering the Fair.  2010.

“Economic Partner and Exotic Other: China and Japan at San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition.” Western Historical Quarterly.  Winter 2008.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Indigenous Peoples, Migration & Immigration, Women