Journal Articles

“What Would Miss Daisy Drive? The Road Trip, the Automobile, and the Woman Driver.” The Journal of Popular Culture. Manuscript in press.

“McCann & Me: One Woman’s Experience in Detroit Automotive Advertising.” Automotive History Review 62 (Spring 2021): 4-16.

“Born to Drive: Elderly Women’s Recollections of Early Automotive Experiences.” The Journal of Transport History 40.3 (2019): 395-417.

“A Woman and Her Truck: Pickups, the Woman Driver, and Cowgirl Feminism.” European Journal of American Culture 38.2 (2019): 135-53.

“Where on the Web is Dorothy Haener? Recovering Dorothy Haener from Labor, Automotive, and Women’s Histories.” Automotive History Review 59 (Spring 2019): 34-49.

“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.” The 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?” The Journal of Popular Culture 45.3 (2012): 516-531.

Book Chapter

“From Powder Puff to W Series: The Evolution of All-Women Racing in Motorsports History.” Lives in the Fast Lane: Essays on the History and Politics of Motor Racing. D. Andrews, D. Strum, & S. Wagg (eds). London: Palgrave Macmillan. Manuscript in Press.


Power Under Her Foot: Women Enthusiasts of American Muscle Cars. Jefferson SC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 2018.


Dissertation: “Have You Heard the One About the Woman Driver? Chicks, Muscle, Pickups, and the Reimagining of the Woman Behind the Wheel.” Bowling Green State University, 2015.

Master’s Thesis: “Women and Car Culture in Cyberspace: Empowerment and Car Talk in the Internet User Group.” Eastern Michigan University, 2009.


Gary S. Cross. Machines of Youth: America’s Car Obsession. In Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 13.1 (Winter 2020): 142-144.

David Lawrence Miller. The State of American Hot Rodding: Interviews on the Craft and the Road Ahead. In SAH Journal 295 (November/December 2018): 14-15.

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

Peer Reviews

Automotive History Review

European Journal of American Culture

Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies