I am a historian of modern U.S. history with special emphasis on women’s and gender history. My research examines the broad intersections between gender, politics, modernity, and culture, with an emphasis on fashion. In particular, I examine the role of material and consumer culture in political and social movements, and how they became central to shaping gender, race, and class identities during the long twentieth century.
How White Became The Color Of Suffrage
During her victory speech, Kamala Harris, the first woman to be elected vice president of the United States,…