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Publications

 
 
 
 
 

bOOKS

They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019)

Essays in Edited Collections

"Rethinking Sexual Violence and the Marketplace of Slavery: White Women, the Slave Market and Enslaved People’s Sexualized Bodies in the Nineteenth-Century South," in Sexuality and Slavery: Reclaiming Intimate Histories in the Americas eds. Daina Ramey Berry and Leslie Harris (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018), 109-123.

“Mistresses in the Making: White Girls, Mastery and the Practice of Slaveownership in the Nineteenth-Century South,” in Women's America, Volume 8: Refocusing the Past. Eds. Linda Kerber, Jane Sherron De Hart, Cornelia Hughes Dayton, and Judy Wu (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015)

 

Journal Article

"'[S]he could…spare one ample breast for the profit of her owner': White Mothers and Enslaved Wet Nurses’ Invisible Labor in American Slave Markets." Slavery and Abolition 38, No. 2 (April 2017): 337-355. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/HsIgDYQDUerxdrkMIjZH/full

Web-Based Publications

“White Women and the Economy of Slavery.” Not Even Past, February 1, 2019, https://notevenpast.org/white-women-and-the-economy-of-slavery/

"Police shootings: How many more must perish before we see justice?" The Berkeley Blog, July 27, 2017, http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2017/07/27/stephanie-jones-rogers-police-exonerations-history-of-slavery/

"Another Side to the Tubman Twenty," The Berkeley Blog, April 26, 2016, http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2016/04/26/my-reservations-about-harriet-tubmans-image-on-the-new-20-bill/

“A Thousand Words, Countless Silences and the Audacity of Black Love,” The Berkeley Blog, March 31, 2016, http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2016/03/31/a-thousand-words-countless-silences-and-the-audacity-of-black-love/

“The Charleston Massacre: What is the Meaning of Black Life in America?” The Berkeley Blog, July 13, 2015, http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2015/07/13/the-charleston-massacre-what-is-the-meaning-of-black-life-in-america/

“Rachel Dolezal’s ‘Deception': What We Don’t Want to Know about Racial Identity in America,” The Berkeley Blog, June 29, 2015, http://blogs.berkeley.edu/2015/06/29/rachel-dolezals-deception-what-we-dont-want-to-know-about-racial-identity-in-america/

“If Only Trayvon Had Freedom Papers,” History News Network, July 16, 2013, https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/152622