Colonial and Early America, Women & Gender, Race & Ethnicity, Popular Culture, Religion, Reform`
19th-Century America, Women & Gender, Race, Popular Culture, Celebrity, Religion & Reform, Urban History. My book project, Sentiment and Sensation: How Female Celebrities Transformed American Entertainment, 1815-1865, brings the history of popular entertainment to bear on the question of women’s changing relationship with public life in the early 19th century.
- Ph D, American History, The University of Michigan, 2012
- MA, American History, The University of Michigan, 2007
- BA, History and Art History , Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2004