Gender, Violence, and Urban Space
My scholarship focuses on the historical intersections between gender, violence, and urban space. By looking to the past, I grapple with enduring questions about who is identified as criminal and who is held culpable for crime while seeking to understand the roots of a modern state that provides unequal access to justice.
Curator, “Place of Protest: Chicago’s Legacy of Dissent, Declaration, and Disruption,” Chicago Collections Consortium, September 2018.
Author, FOSTA/SESTA Echoes Progressive Era Anti-vice Campaigns—And That’s Not a Good Thing, Omnia Blog, April 2018.
Guest, “Violent Femmes.” Shelf Life, a Newberry Podcast, Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, May 2017.
Author, “She Shot Him Dead: The Criminalization of Women and the Struggle over Social Order in Chicago, 1871-1919.” PhD Dissertation, Loyola University Chicago, 2017.
Author, “Types and Beauties: Evaluating and Exoticizing Women on the Midway Plaisance at the 1893 Columbian Exposition.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society: Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 2015).
Curator, “Practical Work: Chicago Woman’s Club Reformers, Criminal Women, and Delinquent Children, 1876-1920,” Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago, IL, July 2013.