Temple University, Ph.D. (Department of History), 1998
Temple University, B.A. (History Major, Women's Studies Minor), 1989
Common Threads: A Cultural History of Clothing in American Catholicism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014).
Essays and Articles
�Fashion,� essay in Hasia Diner,�s ed., Women in American History: An Encyclopedia.
�In Search of a Tradition: Catholic School Uniforms,� Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, Working Paper Series, Spring 2005.
�Hems to Hairdos: Cultural Discourse and Philadelphia Catholic High Schools in the 1920s, A Case Study,� The Journal of American Studies 37 (2003) 2, 179-200.
�Gender and Catholic Action in Post-World War II America,� U.S. Catholic Historian 20 (Winter 2002): 83-97.
�The Changing American Family,� in Encyclopedia of Women in American History, Volume 3. (New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2002).
Hudson River Valley Review, A Journal of Regional Studies. Jason K. Duncan�s Citizen or Papist? The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821. 23:2 (Spring 2007) 94-95.
American Catholic Studies. Debra Campbell�s Graceful Exits: Catholic Women and the Art of Departure.116:1 (Spring 2005) 87-88.
MultiCultural Review. Grace Chang�s Disposable Domestics: Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy. 10:1 (March 2001) 88.
MultiCultural Review. Cynthia Enloe�s Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women�s Lives. 9:3 (September 2000) 99.
Multicultural Review. Fritz Detwiler�s Standing on the Premises of God: The Christian Right�s Fight to Redefine America�s Public Schools. 9:3 (September 2000) 95.
|Conferences & Workshops:
�The Sisters of Charity: Navigating Politics and Gender Along the Hudson,� The Conference on New York State History, Saratoga Springs, June 2008
�Black Robes in School: Women Religious and Public Education in America,� Sixth Triennial Meeting of the Conference on the History of Women Religious; Notre Dame, IN, 25 June 2007
�Greetings�: Communications between American Women Religious and Clergy Regarding High School Girls and Dress;� American Catholic History Association; Philadelphia, Pa; January 2006
�In Search of a Tradition: Catholic School Uniforms,� Cuswa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, spring 2005
�Somewhere Between Dignity and Damnation: Catholic Girls and the Politics of Clothing;� Organization of American Historians; San Francisco, CA, March 2005
�Kicking the Habit: Women Religious in the 1960s and 1970s� or �Early Efforts at Historicizing Dress Reform Among Women Religious;� Sixth Triennial Meeting of the Conference on the History of Women Religious; Acheson, Kansas; June 2004
�Catholic Schools in the Triumphal Years;� 14th Annual Cliveden Institute, PA; March 2004
�Ministers of Fashion: The Catholic Church and Clothing in the 20th Century;� Crossing the Boundaries IX: Identity and Space; SUNY Binghamton, NY; 2-3 May 2003
�Hems to Hairdos: Cultural Discourse and Philadelphia Catholic High Schools in the 1920s, a Case Study,� Senator Rush Holt History Conference, West Virginia University, 14 October 2000
"Patriots in the Pew: American Catholic Women in the 1950s;" The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 7 June 1996