race, history of sexuality, rape and sexual harassment, gender, African American history, history of the body, colonial America, Native American history, computational data mining, digital humanities, equity and inclusion in Academia, pedagogy
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (2020-2021)
N.E.H. Long-term Fellowship, Library Company of Philadelphia (2020-2021, declined)
Sabbatical Fellow, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania (2020-2021, declined)
N.E.H. Short-term Fellowship, LancasterHistory (2020)
UCI Chancellor’s Fellow (2016-2019)
UC-Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative Award (2011-2012)
UCI CORCLR Multi-Investigator Research Grant (2006)
UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Assistant Professor Award for Teaching (2003)
University of California, Irvine Humanities Center Research Grant (2000-2001)
Henry E. Huntington Library Short Term Research Fellowship (Aug-Sept 1997)
N.E.H. and Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Early American History and Culture (1995-1997)
John Nicholas Brown Center for American Studies Fellowship (1995)
American Historical Association Littleton-Griswold Research Grant (1994)
Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Dissertation Research Grant (1994)
Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities (1990-1995)
Phil Beta Kappa (1990)
“Annotated Revisiting of ‘What, Where, When and Sometimes Why: Data Mining Two Decades of Women’s History Abstracts,’” Journal of Social History Supplement Mellon Foundation Project in Modeling Digital Humanities (June 2021).
“Graduate Pedagogy at the Intersection of Colonial Histories and Digital Methods,” Special Issue: Digital Methods/Empire Histories, Journal of World History, (June 2021).
“Sex, Race, and Feminist Connection,” Public Books (Summer 2021).
“Rethinking Time, Place, and Purpose: Histories of Indigenous North America, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and African Diaspora,” Reviews in American History 49.1 (Spring 2021): 10-22.
"Defining Sexes, Desire and Heterosexuality in Colonial British America," Heterosexual Histories edited by Rebecca Davis and Michele Mitchell, (New York: NYU Press, 2021).
“Early American Bodies: Race, Sex and Beauty,” Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America, ed. Jim Downs, Jennifer Brier and Jennifer L. Morgan (University of Illinois Press, 2016).
"Taking Over or Just Undertaking?: A Quantitative Overview of American Women’s History,” Major Problems in American Women's History (Cengage, 2013), 18-23.
“What, Where, When and Sometimes Why: Data Mining Women’s History Abstracts, 1985-2005,” Journal of Women’s History, 23:1 (Spring 2011), 81-109 [with David Newman].
“Probabilistic Topic Decomposition of an Eighteenth-century Newspaper,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (Winter 2005/2006) [Co-written with David J. Newman].
“Rape in the American Revolution: Process, Aftermath, and Public Recreation,” Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights, ed. Lisa Heineman, (University of Pennsylvania Press, Human Rights Series, 2011), 25-38.
"Rape without Women: Print Culture and the Politicization of Rape, 1765–1815" Journal of American History 89 (Dec 2002).
“Clio in Search of Eros: Redefining Sexualities in Early America,” William and Mary Quarterly 60:1 (January 2003), 5-12. [Co-written with Kathleen Brown]
"Early American Sexuality: Race, Colonialism, Power and Culture", Radical History Review 82 (Winter 2002).
“Rape and Race in Colonial American Newspapers, 1728-1776,” Journalism History 27:4 (Winter 2001-2002), 146-155.
"Lines of Color, Sex, and Service: Comparative Sexual Coercion in Early America" in Sex, Love, Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History edited by Martha Hodes. New York: New York University Press, 1998.