Associate Professor of History
- Ph.D., History, Yale University, 2006
- M.A., History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
- B.A., Liberal Studies, University of Washington, 1996
- History of the American Peoples
- History of Women in the US
- Social History of the US
- Association for the Study of African American Life and History
- American Historical Association
- National Women's Studies Association
- Organization of American Historians
- Editorial Board Member, Journal of American Studies: Eurasian Perspectives (May 2014-Present)
- New Faculty General Research Fund grant. University of Kansas. Summer 2007.
- Beinecke Fellowship. Yale University. Summer 2005.
- The Gilder Lehrman Institute Fellowship. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Summer 2005.
- Mellon Fellowship. Yale University. Spring 2003.
- Beinecke Fellowship. Yale University. Summer 2001.
- African American History
- Femininity and Masculinity in US History
- History of Public Health and Medicine in the US
- Motherhood in US History
- Races and Racism
- US Immigration and Migration History
- US Women's History
- Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930. New York University Press. Forthcoming, May 1, 2015 (Amazon link).
- "Can Numbers Lie? Data Collection, Race, and Black and Italian Infant and Maternal Health Care in Early Twentieth Century New York City." Western Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 37:3 (September 2013).
- "Constructing Syphilis and Black Motherhood: Maternal Healthcare for Women of African Descent in New York's Columbus Hill, 1915-1930." Women, Gender, and Families of Color, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring 2013).
- "Esau's Child." University of Washington Literary Journal Vol. 6 (1996) 87-103.
- "Buffalo and Billy." Spindrift Vol. 33 (1995) 26-39.