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“‘How Many Days Have the Comrades’ Wives Spent in a Queue?” Appealing to the Ceauşescus in Late-Socialist Romania,” in Perceptions of Society in Communist Europe: Regime Archives and Popular Opinion, ed. Muriel Blaive (Bloomsbury, 2018): 189-206.
“The Good, the Bad, and the Ambiguous: Gender (In)equality from Socialism to Pluralism in Romania” (with Raluca Maria Popa) in Gender (in)Equality and Gender Politics in Southeastern Europe: A Question of Justice ed. Sabrina Ramet and Christina Hassenstab (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): 171-191.
“From Black Caviar to Blackouts: Gender, Consumption, and Lifestyle in Ceauşescu’s Romania,” in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe, ed. Paulina Bren and Mary Neuburger (Oxford University Press, 2012): 226-249.
“Something Old, Something New: Marital Roles and Relations in State Socialist Romania,” Journal of Women’s History 22, no. 1 (2010): 34-60.
Gender Politics and Everyday Life in State Socialist Eastern and Central Europe, co-edited with Shana Penn (New York: Palgrave, 2009).
“Constructing the Socialist Worker: Gender, Identity, and Work under State Socialism in Brasov, Romania,” Aspasia: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History 3 (2009): 131-160.
Romania; Eastern Europe; Modern Europe; the Cold War; Gender; the Global South; Cultural History; Memory; Socialism and postsocialism.
LBST 2101: Gender and War in the Twentieth Century
LBST 2101: Modern Revolutions
History 1121: The History of Europe, 1660-present
History 2001: From the Iron Curtain to the Velvet Revolution: Eastern Europe, 1939-present
History 3001: How Societies Remember: History and Memory in Twentieth Century Europe
History 3001: From Marx to McDonald’s: The Changing Face of Eastern Europe and Russia (Dowd program)
History 4001: Historiographical Topics in European History: Modern Dictatorships
History 4600: Capstone Seminar: Totalitarianism and Everyday Life
History 4600: Capstone Seminar: The Global Cold War
History 6102: Colloquium in Twentieth Century Europe
Ph.D. Indiana University, 2007
I recently completed a book, Ambiguous Transitions: Gender, the State, and Everyday Life in Socialist and Postsocialist Romania (forthcoming Berghahn Books, 2018), which explores the interplay between state constructions of gender and citizenship and the everyday lives of women and men in socialist and postsocialist Romania. My current project,“Cold War Collaborations,” explores Romania’s relationship with a number of countries in the Global South.