Ph.D., History, Yale University, December 2015
M.Phil., History, Yale University, 2013
M.A., History, Yale University, 2012
B.A., Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 2009
Visiting Student, University of Oxford, 2007-2008
2017-present: Adjunct Professor, Jefferson University--East Falls, Philadelphia, PA
Refereed Journal Articles
Manuscripts in Progress
“Second-Wave Feminists, Personal-Political Papers, and the Activist Archive,” invited to revise and resubmit.
The Pill Hearings: Science, Politics, and Birth Control, book manuscript in preparation.
Awards and Honors
Finalist, 2017 Signs Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship, for “Reproducing Jane: Abortion Stories and Women’s Political Histories”
University Dissertation Fellowship, Yale University (2014)
Dissertation Grant, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University (2013-2014)
Travel-to-Collections Grant, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College (2013-2014)
Graduate Student Fellowship, Yale University (2009-2013)
Jefferson University--East Falls, Instructor:
Debating U.S. Issues (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)
Gender and Diversity in the U.S. (Spring 2018)
Yale University, Teaching Assistant:
Public Health in America, 1793-2000 (Fall 2012 and Fall 2013)
Historical Perspectives on Global Health (Spring 2013)
Cultures of Western Medicine (Spring 2012)
Media and Medicine in Modern America (Fall 2011)
"Women's Health Activism, Then and Now: Lessons for Past and Present," Bryn Mawr College Women's Health Interest Group, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.
“‘Roe’ v. ‘Jane’: Telling Illegal Abortion Stories,” No Turning Back: The Past, Present, and Future of Reproductive Justice, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Symposium, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
“‘Liberate Yourself From Your Gynecologist:’ Historical Perspectives on Barbara Seaman, Second-Wave Feminism, and Consumer Health Activism, 1969-1977,” Lerner Lecture, Division of Medical Humanities, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.
“The Women’s Health Lobby: Feminist Health Activism in Washington, D.C., 1974-1977,” Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing Seminar Series, Philadelphia, PA.
“‘I Didn’t Think You Were Hysterical:’ Hysterectomy and Health Activism, 1982-2016,” American Association for the History of Medicine, Nashville, TN.
“Writing the Women’s Health Movement: Barbara Seaman, Feminism, and the Politics of Biomedical Expertise,” Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science 2014 Introductory Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.
“‘Liberate Yourself From Your Gynecologist:’ Barbara Seaman, Feminism, and Consumer Health Activism, 1957-1977,” A Revolutionary Moment: Women’s Liberation in the Late 1960s and Early 1970s, Boston University, Boston, MA.
“‘Dear Injurious Physician:’ Barbara Seaman, Feminism, and the Politics of Women’s Health in America,” Brown bag lunch presentation, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
“The Muckraker: Science Writing as Radical Critique, 1967-1977,” The Return of Biography: Reassessing Life Stories in Science Studies, Science Museum, London, UK.
“Pelvic Autonomy: Barbara Seaman and the Emergence of a Feminist Health Politics, 1957-1977,” The Sixties at Fifty: The 5th Annual Boston University Graduate Student American Political History Conference, Boston, MA.
“‘Dear Injurious Physician:’ Barbara Seaman, Feminism, and the Politics of Women’s Health in America,” Frederic L. Holmes Workshop, Program in the History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
“No String Attached: Selling and Using the Menstrual Cup in the 1970s,” Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Colloquium, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
“The Many Lives of the Menstrual Cup,” Poster Presentation, 15th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Amherst, MA.
“Stories of Jane: Remembering Chicago’s Underground Abortion Service,” American Association for the History of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
“‘The Whole Thing Might Seem a Little Strange to You:’ Selling the Menstrual Cup, 1960-1973,” 8th Annual Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ.
University and Professional Service
2010-2015 Steering Committee, Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
2011-2012 Organizer, 10th Annual Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
2011-2012 Organizer, Frederic L. Holmes Workshop Series, Yale University
2009-2010 Department Representative, Graduate Student Assembly, Yale University