Published work




I have been privileged to have my work published in several prestigious academic journals as noted below:



Power Under Her Foot: Women Enthusiasts of American Muscle Cars. Manuscript in print at McFarland Books.



"A Woman and Her Truck: Pickups, the Woman Driver, and Cowgirl Feminism." Manuscript in print at European Journal of American Culture.


"Out on the Highway: Cars, Community, and the Gay Driver." Culture, Society, and Masculinities 7.2 (2015): 121-139.


"Women Auto Know: Automotive Knowledge, Auto Activism, and Women's Online Car Advice." Feminist Media Studies (2014): 1-17.


"Born to Take the Highway: Women, the Automobile, and Rock 'n' Roll." Journal of American Culture 36.3 (2013): 161-176.


"Women With Muscle: Contemporary Women and the Classic Muscle Car." Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies 34.2 (2013): 83-113.


"The Evolution of the Chick Car, or What Came First, the Chick or the Car?" Journal of Popular Culture 45.3 (2012): 216-231.



Darwin Holstrum & Melinda Keefe, eds. Life is a Highway: A Century of Automotive Writing. In Journalism History 37.2 (2011): 124-125.





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