“But this is the world we live in’: Corruption, everyday managing, and civic mobilization in post-socialist Romania,” in The Legacy of Division: East and West after 1989, ed. Ferenc Laczó and Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič (Central European University Press, 2020): 84-95.
Ambiguous Transitions: Gender, the State, and Everyday Life in Socialist and Postsocialist Romania (New York: Berghahn Books, 2019).
“‘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 Braşov, 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 (First-year Prospect course)
LBST 2102: 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 am currently working on a project,“Cold War Collaborations,” which explores Romania’s relationship with a number of countries in the Global South during the Cold War.