Research & Writing


The Long Gender Revolution in America, 1775-2000. Research into the development of the wide-ranging cultural feminist consciousness in modern America and the current gender revolution underway. Considering changes in religion, politics, social thought, science, economics and creative expression that have contributed to the feminist/gender revolution.

Gender in American Thought (GAT): The GAT Project in collaboration with other scholars seeks to incorporate a more detailed gender analysis in the history of American thought.

Essay, ” ‘ Pray to God; she will hear us’: Women Reimagine Religion and Politics in the 1970s” in The Religious Left in Modern America: Doorkeepers of a Radical Faith (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) edited by Douglas Rossinow, Leilah Danielson, and Marian Mollin.


Recent Reflections and Interviews

“The Radical Rise of Liberation Theology: An Interview with Lilian Calles Barger” Religion and Politics, September 25, 2018

“Remembering James Cone: Kind and Fierce Iconoclast” Black Perspectives, September 6, 2018

“Seven Questions for Lilian Calles Barger” Religion in American History, September 3, 2018

“On God’s Side? The Challenge of Liberation Theology” Aeon, August 6, 2018

“What Came Before #MeToo: The ‘Himpathy’ that Shaped Misogyny” Yes! Magazine, Summer 2018

At the S-USIH Group Blog:

“Dismantling the Imperial Imagination” 

“Her Religion”

“The Strange Fruit of American Religion”

“Manifesto Redux: Reflection on Mary Beard’s Women and Power: A Manifesto

“Why is Misogyny Still a Thing?” Review of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

“Without a Vision, the People Perish”

“Hippie Chicks: A Different Feminism”