Associate Professor — History & Anthropology
“Investigating Farm Security Administration Photographs in Missouri, 1934-1940,” Keynote Presentation for MOCHE summer institute, July 12, 2021.
“Teaching Historical Agency in Reconstruction-Era America,” MOCHE Annual Conference, October 12-13, 2021.
“Teaching Difficult Histories,” Ohio Valley History Conference in Frankfort, KY. Oct. 3-5, 2019.
Links to an interview with Eastern Standard Public Radio about my research into the work of the Kentucky Birth Control League.
This article summarizes legal, social, and cultural transitions in social welfare in Missouri from 1820 to 1920, with evidence that rural Missouri women used civic improvement clubs to drive successful campaigns which closed county “poor farms” and institutionalized the disabled.
Southern Women’s Historical Association A. Elizabeth Taylor Prize for Best Article in Southern Women’s History.
National Council of History Education
Southern Women’s Historical Association
Missouri Council of History Education
Missouri Council of Social Studies
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