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Salem College
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Early America, women/gender/sexuality, history of medicine, history of motherhood, history of race/ethnicity
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About Me
Recent Publications

Maternal Bodies: Redefining Motherhood in Early America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

“Gertrude Stein and the Domestication of Genius in The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas,Feminist Studies 44, no. 1 (2018): 43-69.

“‘The Highest Pleasure of Which Woman’s Nature is Capable’: Breast-feeding and the Sentimental Maternal Ideal in America, 1750-1860,” Journal of American History 97, no. 4 (2011): 958-973.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Medicine, Race, Sexuality, Slavery, Women