Select Publications

“Fortyish Woman Seeks Meaning of Life,” Los Angeles Review of Books (March 4, 2021), https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/fortyish-woman-seeks-meaning-of-life/. Review of Mia Kankimäki, The Women I Think About at Night: Traveling the Paths of My Heroes (Simon & Schuster, 2020).

“Marie-Guillemine Benoist, Revolutionary Painter,” Art Herstory (December 18, 2020), https://artherstory.net/marie-guillemine-benoist-revolutionary-painter/.

“‘Don’t Regret. Remember’: Frictions of History and Gender in Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” Los Angeles Review of Books (May 11, 2020), https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/dont-regret-remember-frictions-of-history-and-gender-in-celine-sciammas-portrait-of-a-lady-on-fire. Review of Céline Sciamma, Portrait de la jeune fille en feu, 2019.

“Towards a Historically Representative Canon: Integrating Gender and Data for a Revised Model of the Past,” in Jeffrey Collins, Elizabeth Fraser, Elizabeth Mansfield, Amelia Rauser, Kristel Smentek & Wendy Bellion, Paris Spies-Gans, Nancy Um, Amy Freund, “Reflections on HECAA at 25: A Roundtable Discussion,” Journal18 Issue 9 Field Notes (Spring 2020), http://www.journal18.org/issue9/reflections-on-hecaa-at-25-a-roundtable-discussion/. Roundtable on the state and future of the art historical field.

Interview with Heather McPherson, ASECS at 50 Interview Series, Eighteenth-Century Studies 52, Special Issue: ASECS at 50 (Winter 2020), https://muse.jhu.edu/article/747234.

“Mary Moser: Portraitist,” Journal18, Issue 8 Self/Portrait (Fall 2019), http://www.journal18.org/issue8/mary-moser-portraitist/

“Exceptional, but not Exceptions: Public Exhibitions and the Rise of the Woman Artist in London and Paris, 1760-1830,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 51, no. 4 (Summer 2018): 393­-416, https://muse.jhu.edu/article/699954.

“The Year 1800: The Growing Presence of Female Exhibitors at the Royal Academy,” in The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018, edited by Mark Hallett, Sarah Victoria Turner, Jessica Feather, Baillie Card, Tom Scutt, and Maisoon Rehani (London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2018), https://www.chronicle250.com/1800.

 “The Year 1812: Gender and the ‘Present State of…Public Taste’,” in The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition: A Chronicle, 1769–2018, edited by Mark Hallett, Sarah Victoria Turner, Jessica Feather, Baillie Card, Tom Scutt, and Maisoon Rehani (London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2018), https://www.chronicle250.com/1812.

 “A Princely Education through Print: Stefano della Bella’s 1644 Jeux de Cartes Etched for Louis XIV,” Getty Research Journal, no. 9 (Spring 2017): 1-22, https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/691284?mobileUi=0. Nominated by the Getty Research Institute for the Association of Print Scholars’ Schulman and Bullard Article Prize; won honorable mention. 

“On Margaret Cavendish,” essay reflecting on Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World (1666), Los Angeles Review of Books (March 2017, print edition): 99-104.

“‘Let the Southerns come here’: Letters of a Slaveholding Father and Son,” The Princeton & Slavery Project (November 2017), https://slavery.princeton.edu/stories/let-the-southerns-come-here-letters-of-a-slaveholding-father-and-son.

“James Madison,” The Princeton & Slavery Project (November 2017), https://slavery.princeton.edu/stories/james-madison.

“‘The Fullest Imitation of Life’: Reconsidering Marie Tussaud, Artist-Historian of the French Revolution,” Journal18, Issue 3 Lifelike (Spring 2017), http://www.journal18.org/1438.

“Shock Dog! New Sculpture at the Met,” Journal18 (2015), http://www.journal18.org/nq/shock-dog-new-sculpture-at-the-met-by-paris-amanda-spies-gans/.

“‘The Air of a Real Tour’: Women Writers and the First Narrative Geographies for Children, 1790-1828,” Princeton University Library Chronicle 74, no. 2 (Winter 2013): 210-251, https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.25290/prinunivlibrchro.74.2.0210#metadata_info_tab_contents.