Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Modern European and American history; comparative urban history, Paris and Chicago; Atlantic world; gender, sexuality, and women’s history; race and social difference; teaching, learning, and childhood; material culture, especially textiles, clothing, recycling, and the stewardship of objects; history of capitalism and labor; domestic economy and craft; ecology and environmental history; history of emotions; magic, spirituality, and folk wisdom


Industrious City: Making, Mending, and the Environmental History of Cloth and Clothing in Paris, 1830 to 1930