- Ph.D., American Studies, University of Hull, England – 1996
- B.A., (Honors, First Class), American Studies, University of Hull, England – 1992
- Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Engagement
- National Women’s Studies Association
- Popular Culture/American Culture Association
- Working Class Studies Association
Silent Witnesses: Representations of Working Class Women in the United States. University of Wisconsin Press. 1998.
"Nurturing Anger: Race, Affect, and Transracial Adoption." WSQ: Child. Vol.43 (1 and 2). Forthcoming, June 2015.
“Working-Class Women Theorize Globalization.” International Journal of Feminist Politics. Volume 10 (1): 40-58, February, 2008.
“Domestic Work.” The Encyclopedia of New England. Burt Feintuch and David Watters, eds. Yale University Press, 2005.
“Representing Roseanne: Working Class Women in American Popular Culture.” Nancy Lusignan Schultz ed. Fear Itself: Enemies Real and Imagined in American Culture. Purdue University Press. 1999.
“The Documentary Work of Esther Bubley.” History of Photography. Summer 1996.
“Revolutionary Spaces: Photographs of Working-Class Women by Esther Bubley, 1940-1943.” Feminist Review. Number 53, Summer 1996.
“99 Red Balloons: Memory, Nuclear Anxiety, and 1980s New Wave Pop.” Popular Culture/American Culture Association. Chicago, April 2014.
“Memory and Nostalgia in PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake. Popular Culture/American Culture Association. Washington, DC, March 2013.
“Celebration and Lament: The Construction of Memory in This is England.” Popular Culture/American Culture Association. Boston, April 2012.
“A Sensory History of Assisted Reproductive Technologies.” Women and Society Conference. Marist College, November 2011.
“Transforming Pedagogical Scholarship.” Second Annual Feminist Pedagogy Conference. CUNY Graduate Center, October, 2007.
“Speaking Our Stories: The NJCU Oral History Project.” Oral History Association. Oakland, October, 2007.
“Working-Class Women Theorize Globalization.” International Studies Association, Honolulu, March 2005.
Chair and Comment (NJCU undergraduate panel). “Making Waves of Change at New Jersey City University.” National Women’s Studies Association. Milwaukee, June 2004.
“Teaching Conservative Students.” National Women’s Studies Association. New Orleans, June 2003.
“Women Workers in the Global Economy.” National Women’s Studies Association. Las Vegas, June 2002.
“Commercial Exchanges,” Interactions: Regional Studies, Global Processes, and Historical Analysis. Library of Congress, March 2001.
Working-class studies; gender and class in visual and popular culture; globalization and cultural theories; work and consumer culture; reproductive technologies; labor history and women’s work; pedagogy.
- Gender and Popular Culture
- History Of Women
- Internship in WGST
- Intro to Women’s & Gender Stud
- Race, Class & Gender Activism
- Theorizing Bodies
- Up Lev Sem IV: World Issues:
- Women & Work
- Women’s Lives