The Politics of Marriage in the Era of Women’s Liberation. In it, she explores how legal and political agents worked the category of gender out of marriage, and how a host of lawmakers, judges, activists, and ordinary Americans subsequently struggled to redefine family and marriage without gender. She is also the author of “Men in the House: Race, Welfare, and the Regulation of Men’s Sexuality in the United States, 1961-1972,” published in the Journal of the History of Sexuality in 2011.
is an Assistant Professor of History in the Federated Department of History at Rutgers University-Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Her research interests include legal history and the history of gender and sexuality. She teaches a variety of U.S. history courses and runs the BA program in Law, Technology and Culture. She is currently completing revisions to her book manuscript,