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Monmouth University
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advertising, consumerism, automobiles, cars, gender, women, food advertising, 1963 Christmas Boycott, stillborns, leap year, Alice Ramsey, widows in politics, Sadie Hawkins, abortion advertising
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Recent Publications

“Sadie Hawkins in American Life, 1937-1957,” Journal of Family History, October 2021.

Digital Collection: “Gender Roles in Cream of Wheat’s Comic Strip Advertisements Featuring Li’l Abner and Daisy Mae,” Advertising & Society Quarterly, October 2021.

“Marketing Justice: A Christmas Boycott,” History of Retailing and Consumption, online open access July 2020.

“’A Dead Husband Is a Better Ticket to Congress than a Log Cabin’: The Public Discourse of Widows in Office, 1920-1940,” Suffrage at 100: Women in American Politics since 1920, ed. by Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020).

“‘Joy Turned to Sorrow’: Memorializing Stillborn Infants in Howard County, Indiana, 1890-1940,” Journal of Family History, published online October 2019.

“Driving Home Class Status: Women and Car Advertising in the United States,” Advertising & Society Quarterly, June 2019.

“Alice Ramsey: Driving in New Directions,” New Jersey Studies, July 2018.

Invited article, “Exploring Advertising History in Online Archives,” Advertising & Society Quarterly, 19(1) April 2018.

Adult Adoption and Intergenerational Same-Sex Relationships,”, December 2017.


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United States
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United States
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Family, Food History, Gender, Sexuality, Women