publications

peer reviewed articles

“Moving Hearts: Cultivating Patriotic Affect in Rousseau’s Considerations on the Government of Poland,” Law, Culture and the Humanities, forthcoming. First published online on June 25, 2016. DOI:10.1177/1743872116656112

“Fear, Liberty, and Honourable Death in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters,” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 28.4 (2016): 623-644.


book reviews

Sandrine Bergès and Alan Coffee, eds., The Social and Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft, in Political Theory, forthcoming.

Jill Locke, Democracy and the Death of Shame: Political Equality and Social Disturbance, in Politics and Gender, forthcoming.

Karen Green, A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800 (Cambridge University Press), in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, August 2016.

Lee Ward, Modern Democracy and the Theological-Political Problem in Spinoza, Rousseau, and Jefferson (Palgrave Macmillan), in Perspectives on Politics 14.3 (2016): 872-874.

Michel de Montaigne, Selected Essays with La Boétie’s Discourse on Voluntary Servitude (Hackett Publishing), in Comitatus43 (2012): 243-245.

Review essay, “Rule and Resistance: Theorizing the Female Sovereign in Sixteenth-Century Europe,” a review of Susan Doran, Mary, Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life (British Library Publishing); Louis Montrose, The Subject of Elizabeth: Authority, Gender, and Representation (University of Chicago Press); and Kristen Post Walton, Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary Queen of Scots and the Politics of Gender and Religion (Palgrave Macmillan), in Comitatus 39 (2008): 219-224.

Judith M. Bennett, History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism (University of Pennsylvania Press), in Comitatus 38 (2007): 187-190. 


shorter pieces

“Agency and Anxiety: On Marie-Hélène Huet’s The Culture of Disaster,” The 18th-Century Common, October 9, 2014

“‘An Unknown Arc into the Future’: An Interview with Daniel Lewis, Curator of ‘Beautiful Science: Ideas that Changed the World’ at the Huntington Library,” The 18th-Century Common, September 28, 2013