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women, gender, religion, Catholicism, religious conversion, intellectual history, New England, antebellum United States, the self, pedagogy
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Recent Publications

“Parenting for the ‘rough places’ in antebellum America,” Common-place, Spring 2018

“You’re Not Just Leaving Academe, You’re Leaving Your Students” The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 14, 2018

“Why Your Advice for Ph.D.s Leaving Academe Might Be Making Things Worse,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 9, 2018

“Why Everybody Loses When Someone Leaves Academe” The Chronicle Review, February 15, 2018

“A group of Catholics has charged Pope Francis with heresy. Here’s why that matters.” with William S. Cossen, Washington Post, October 16, 2017

“‘…Jane Will Be Useful, and Because Useful, Happy’: An Elite New England Family Confronts Conversion in the 1850s” U.S. Catholic Historian, Spring 2014

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Pedagogy, Religion