Professor of History
Modern Europe, British Isles, International
Degrees: B.A. Georgetown; M.A. (English Language & Lit.) Oxford; M.A. Stanford; Ph.D. Stanford
Selected Research: "A Mistress, a Mother and a Murderess Too: Elizabeth Brownrigg and the Social Construction of an Eighteenth Century Mistress," in Lewd and Notorious: Female Transgression in the 18th Century, (U of Michigan Press, 2003); "Domesticity is in the Streets: Elizabeth Fenning, the London Crowd and the Politics of the Private Sphere," in The Politics of the Excluded, c. 1500-1850, (Macmillan, 2001); "Identity, Immigration and the State: Irish Immigrants and English Settlement in London, 1790-1840" in Singular Continuities: Tradition, Nostalgia and Society in Modern Britain (Stanford, 2000).