Phi Alpha Theta
Rutgers University. Ph.D., 2008.
Modern European History and Women's and Gender History. Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Bonnie Smith. Dissertation title: "Between War and Revolution: French Women and the Sexual Practices of Everyday Life, 1952-1967."
University of California Riverside. M.A., 2002.
European History, Women's History, and Comparative World History.
University of California San Diego. B.A., 1993.
Major in Sociology, Minors in History and French Studies.
Université de Grenoble. Education Abroad, UCSD. 1990-1991. Grenoble, France.
Institut des Études Politiques, Université de Grenoble.
“Happy Motherhood and Lesbian Spaces: Women's Initiative and the Sexual Mores of Postwar Europe.” In Regulska, Joanna and Bonnie G. Smith, eds. Women and Gender in Postwar Europe: From Cold War to European Union, 122-138. New York: Routledge, 2012.
“Unruly, Adulterous, and Diseased: The Biblical Echoes of Head-shaving in Second-World-War France.” Minerva Journal of Women and War 1, no. 2 (Fall 2007), 22-46.
“Marguerite Duras,” “Olympe de Gouges,” “Edith Cresson,” “Marguerite
Boucicaut,” “Sigrid Undset,” and “Kpojito Hwanjile.”
Smith, Bonnie G., ed. Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. New York: Oxford, 2008.
Thiel College, Greenville, PA. Associate Professor. 2008-present. European History and Women's and Gender History.
Thiel College, Greenville, PA. Director. 2011-present. Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Rutgers, New Brunswick and Newark, NJ. Adjunct Professor. 2003- 2008. Development of Europe II, Nineteenth-Century Europe, and Women, Culture, and Society.
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ. Adjunct Professor. Fall 2007. European Social History.
History Department, Rutgers University, NJ. Research Assistant. For Dr. Bonnie Smith, 2002-2008; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Rutgers University, 2003-2004. University of California Berkeley. UC Berkeley Labor Center. Summer, 2001.
University of California, Riverside. Religious Studies and Women's Studies Department. Teaching Assistant. Science and Religion, Spring, 2002; Modern Christianities, Winter, 2002. Gender and Sexuality, Fall, 2001.
Mission San Jose High School, Tenured Teacher. Fremont, CA. World History, US History,
Government, Economics. 1997-2000.
Novato High School, Teacher. Novato, CA. French Language, Levels I-IV. 1997.
Honors, Fellowships and Awards
Faculty Scholarship Award, Thiel College. Spring semester, 2011.
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Research Grant, from the American Historical Association, 2010.
Center for Learning and Advising Fellowship, Thiel College, 2009-2010.
American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women's Educational Foundation, 2005-2006.
John B. and Theta H. Wolf Research Award, from the Society for French Historical Studies, 2005.
Bourse Dorothy Leet (Dorothy Leet Grant): Association Française Des Femmes Diplômées Des Universités (French Association of University Women), 2004.
Graduate School Conference Grant, Rutgers University, March, 2007.
Graduate School Pre-Dissertation Grant, Rutgers University, March, 2003.
History Department Fellowships, Rutgers University, 2002-2003, 2004-2005, 2006.
History Department Travel and Research Grants, Rutgers University, August, 2005, March 2007, and July 2007.
Graduate Studies Committee Fellowship, UC Riverside. 2001.
History Department Fellowships, UC Riverside, 2001-2002, Spring, 2001.
Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship, UC Riverside, 2000-2001.
Keynote Speaker, Thiel Faculty Forum. Thiel College, November 13, 2012.
Keynote Speaker, AAUW Awards Luncheon, Summit College Club Branch, June 4, 2006.
2009 Annual Meeting for the Society for French Historical Studies, St. Louis, March 26-29, 2009. “Sexual Containment and the Resistance of Perceived Deviants in Postwar France.”
2008 Annual Meeting for the Society for French Historical Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, April 3-5, 2008. “Abortion's Dark Triangle: The Intersecting Effects of Fear, Guilt, and Shame on the Women of Postwar France.”
2007 Annual Meeting for the Society for French Historical Studies, Houston, March 15-17, 2007. “‘Fallen Women’ or ‘Lying, Corrupting, Dolts’? Judgment, Pity, and Prostitute Agency in Post-World-War-Two France.”
Women in Conflict Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara, October 10-12, 2003. “Unruly, Adulterous, and Diseased: The Biblical Roots of Head Shaving in World War II France”.
9th Annual Humanities Conference, University of California, Riverside. April 6th, 2002. “A Little Woman's Choice: Good Wife, Spinster, or Cadaver”.
American Historical Association. Member 2005-present.
Society for French Historical Studies. Member 2006-present.
Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History, Member 2008-present.