'Security Here is Not Safe': Violence, Punishment, & Space in the Contemporary U.S. Penitentiary, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (2013)

The US penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, was retrofitted in 2008 to offer the country’s first...

Paradigm Dramas in American Geography, The Geographical Review (2012)


Civic Discipline: Geography in America, 1860-1890, Faculty Contributions to Books (2011)

Civic Discipline argues that the story of the origins of American geography is a distinctly...

Women, Religion, & Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith, Faculty Contributions to Books (2007)

Contributions to Books

Charles Patrick Daly, Geographers: Bibliographical Studies (2009)
Feminist Groups within Geography, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)
Landscape Perception, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)
Landscape: Representing and Interpreting the World, Key Concepts in Geography (2009)
Missionary Women in Early America: Prospects for Feminist Geography (with J. K. Guelke), Women, Religion, & Space (2007)



Trains Through The Plains The Great Plains Landscape Of Victorian Women Travelers, Great Plains Quarterly (1998)

The young British novelist Iza Hardy, during her travels to America in 1881-83, anticipated the...



Review of The Frontiers of Women's Writing: Women's Narratives and the Rhetoric of Westward Expansion By Brigitte Georgi-Findlay, Great Plains Quarterly (1998)

Georgi-Findlay takes on the seemingly impossible task of synthesizing one hundred years of women's writing...



Review of Forgotten Places: Uneven Development in Rural America Edited by Thomas A. Lyson and William W. Falk, Great Plains Research: A Journal of Natural and Social Sciences (1995)

The editors and authors of this fine collection of articles, though mostly sociologists, demonstrate how...



Review of Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939, Great Plains Quarterly (1994)

If plenary speeches at the Coalition for Western Women's History conference in the summer of...



Review of The Cowgirls, Great Plains Quarterly (1992)

If this book suffers from anything it's too much enthusiasm for its subject. Joyce Roach...