Academic articles

*Please note that articles under review or in progress are available by request.

Under Review

  • "Graceful Girls, Aggressive Girls, and Pink Girls: Classed Femininity and Children's Afterschool Activities." Revise and Resubmit at Gender & Society.
  • “Racial Trends in University Commencement Speakers from 1946-2003: Heroes, Race, and Higher Education.” Revise and Resubmit at Poetics.
  • “Raising American, Middle Class Children in a Competitive Culture.” Accepted for submission to Oxford University Press volume on Dilemmas of the Middle Class Around the World. (ed. Katherine S. Newman).
Papers and Projects in Progress
  • Draft Book Manuscript
    • Here She Is: Inside the World of Child Beauty Pageants.
  • Research Projects
    • The Relative-Age Effect and Youth Sports Injuries (with Rebecca Casciano).