I am interested in the struggle to reconcile the contradictions between what we observe and what we believe. My research and teaching interests include the history of American women; sexuality and gender; medicine. law, and public policy; popular culture; and nineteenth century and twentieth-century U.S. history.
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Sanitized For Your Protection: Medical Discourse and the Denial of Incest in the United States, 1890-1940, Journal of Women's History (2002)
This article examines medical discourses from 1890 to 1940, when physicians and reformers uncovered, and...