Princeton University, Doctor of Philosophy Candidate,
Anglo-American Legal History
Race, Gender, and Place
Princeton University, Master of Arts, 2014
University of California, Berkeley, Juris Doctor, 2012
University of Oxford, England, Master of Science, 2009
(Comparative Social Policy)
Indiana University, Bloomington, Bachelor of Arts, 2008
(History & Art History)
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2016-2017
Law Clerk to the Honorable David F. Hamilton
Goodwin Procter, Summer 2011
San Francisco, CA
Summer Associate, Litigation
Warren Institute on Law & Social Policy, Fall 2011
Legal Advocates for Children & Youth, Summer 2010
San Jose, CA
Advocates for Youth Justice, Oct. 2009 – Oct. 2011
Selected Service & Memberships
WomenAlsoKnowHistory.com, 2017 – Present
Founding Team Member & Advisor Board Member
Legal History Blog, 2013 – 2016
Weekly Book Roundup Contributor and Social-Media Coordinator
(with Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Daniel Ernst, and Karen Tani)
Law & Public Affairs, Graduate Associate, 2014 – Present
American Studies, Graduate Student Affiliate, 2014 – Present
Selected Presentations, Comments, & Workshops
Indiana University, U.S. History Workshop
Comment for Collin R. Johnson, "Lesser Intimacies," February 2018.
Modern America Workshop, Princeton University Department of History
Princeton University, Program in American Studies Graduate Student Workshop
Life & Law in Rural America: Cows, Cars & Criminals
Presenting, "Modern Pioneers in Oneida County: Rural Zoning in the Midwest, 1933-1953," March 2016
With a focus on rural spaces, places, and people throughout American history and the present, the conference brought together graduate students from many disciplines and institutions to ask interdisciplinary questions of the social, cultural, legal, political and intellectual experience of rural life.
The conference was held May 25-26, 2016 at Princeton University. Please check out the conference website for more information.
Princeton University, American Studies Graduate Student Salon
“Views from the Midwest: Rural Communities, Law, and Nation—1910-1970,” Spring 2015.
Legal History Graduate Student Conference, Brown University
Berkshire Conference of Women Historians
“Legal Lives in Muller v. Oregon,” June 2017.
American Society for Legal History
Student Research Colloquium, "Law & Laundry", October 2017.
American Historical Society,"Collaboration for Career Diversity: Locating Expertise at the Institutional and National Levels," January 2018
- "Law & Laundry," invited contribution to special issue of Studies in Law, Politics & Society.
- Book Review of The Small-Town Midwest: Resilience and Hope in the Twentieth Century by Julianne Couch. Commissioned February 2018 for Middle West Review. Submitted April 2018.
- Law and Local Activism: Uncovering the Civil Rights History of Chambers v. Mississippi, 100 Calif. L. Rev. 445 (2013).
- Book Note, 25 Berkeley J. Gender L. & Just. 236 (2010) (reviewing Ruth Rubio-Marin, The Gender of Reparations: Unsettling Sexual Hierarchies While Redressing Human Rights Violations (2009)).
- The American Yawp: a Free and Online, Collaboratively Built American History Textbook. (americanyawp.com) Trial use in academic year 2014-2015. Contributed on topics including the Equal Rights Amendment, Black Power, and Women’s Rights Movement.
- "Book Roundup: Special Edition," June 22, 2014, Legal History Blog.
- "A Sunday Book List: Civil Rights," June 29, 2014, Legal History Blog.
- "A Sunday Book List: Women's Citizenship," July 6, 2014, Legal History Blog.
- "Life & Law Panel Recap: "Space Along the Rural-Urban Spectrum," March 29, 2016, Legal History Blog.