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- PhD, University at Buffalo, 2020
- M.A., University at Buffalo, 2014
- B.A., University of Texas- Austin, 2001
Areas of Specialty
- U.S. Women’s History
- The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
- Gender History
- HST 478/578 Gender and Race in Modern America
- HST 511 New York History: The Empire State
- HST 615 Readings Seminar in Modern American History
- HST 651 U.S. Women’s History
- HST 420/420 From America’s Centennial to Pearl Harbor
- HST 390 U.S. Women’s Suffrage
- HST 333 Latinx History of the United States
- HST 328 Women in America
- HST 311 New York History
- HST 212 Modern American Seminar
- A. Elizabeth Taylor Article Prize from the Southern Association of Women Historians, 2020
- Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching, UB History Department, 2019
- Nominee, Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants, UB, 2019
- Fellow, University at Buffalo Humanities Institute, 2018-2019
- Fellow, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University at Buffalo, 2017-2018
- The American Association for State and Local History, Award of Merit, 2017
The Sentimental State: How Women-Led Reform Created the American Welfare State, University of Georgia Press, 2023 (in production).
Spiritualism’s Place: A Reflective History of Lily Dale, New York. Co-written with the producers of Dig: A History Podcast. Cornell University Three Hills Press, 2024 (in production).
- “Por la Raza, Para la Raza: Jovita Idar and Progressive-Era Mexicana Maternalism along the Texas–Mexico Border,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly, vol. 122, no. 3, January 2019.
- Since 2014 I have been a producer for the award-winning podcast, Dig: A History Podcast.
- My new project focuses on the connections of Spiritualism and the women’s suffrage movement in the early twentieth century.