Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Policing Pregnancy: Poverty, Reproduction, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro.” Journal of Women’s History 27, no. 4 (2017): 85-108.

“From Free Womb to Criminalized Woman: Fertility Control in Brazilian Slavery and Freedom.” Slavery & Abolition 38, no. 2 (2017): 269-286.

Translations

“An Alleged Infanticide Case.” In The Rio de Janeiro Reader, eds. Daryle Williams and Amy Chazkel. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. Pp. 158-62.

Dictionary Entries

“Fonseca, Luís Anselmo da.” In Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, eds. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

“Soares de Meirelles, Joaquim Candido.” In Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, eds. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Book Reviews

“Review of Okezi T. Otovo, Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil.” Hispanic American Historical Review 97, no. 3 (2017): 555-556.

Book Manuscript Under Review

A Miscarriage of Justice: Reproduction, Medicine, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil (Stanford University Press)

Articles Under Review

“Birthing Life and Death: Carioca Women’s Reproductive Health in the Early Twentieth Century.” História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos

With Dubois, Ellen. “Feminism, Frogs, and Fascism: The Transnational Activism of Brazil’s Bertha Lutz.” Gender & History (first author)

Book Chapters Under Review

“Giving Birth in the Marvelous City: Women’s Embodied Experience of Childbirth in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro.” In Bodies, Reproduction, and Childbirth in Latin America, eds. Laura Shelton and Martha Few (University of California Press, in preparation)

Op-Eds

“The Trump-Fueled ‘Safe Spaces’ for Anti-Semitism Few American Jews Ever See.” Haaretz. October 26, 2016

Blogs

For her regular contributing to Nursing Clio, see her Blog page.

“Feminism, Fascism, and Frogs: The Case of Bertha Lutz at the United Nations” Lady Science. May 18, 2017

“He Said, She Said: Abortion Denunciations and Male Power in Turn-of-the-Century Rio de Janeiro.” UCLA Center for the Study of Women Blog. October 18, 2016.

“UCLA Makes Excuses About Sexual Harassment.” The Professor Is In Blog. March 14, 2016

“UCLA Allows Sexual Harassment.” The Professor Is In Blog. March 4, 2016

“Re-examining Life in Academia in the Face of Death.” The Professor Is In Blog. February 8, 2016

With Raúl Necochea López, “Health, Reproduction, and Sex: A Growing Field for Latin Americanists.” Notches: (Re)Marks on the History of Sexuality. May 14, 2015.

“Murdering Mothers: Infanticide, Madness, and the Law in Rio de Janeiro, 1890-1940.” Center for the Study of Women Update. Winter 2014.

“Avoiding Maternity: Reproductive Practices in 1930s Rio de Janeiro.” Center for the Study of Women Update. January 2011.

“Queering Feminism.” Center for the Study of Women Update. October 2009.

Interviews

A Dark Reality/Uma triste realidade. Revista História Ciências Saúde – Manguinhos. November 2014

Media

Quoted in Kimberly Lawson, “Women Strike in Argentina After the Brutal Rape and Murder of a 16-Year-Old Girl.” Broadly. October 19, 2016

Quoted in Stassa Edwards, “At UCLA, Protests over the University’s Decision to Welcome Back Professor Accused of Sexual Assault.” Jezebel. April 5, 2016

Quoted in Colleen Flaherty, “Welcoming Back Accused Serial Harasser.” Inside Higher Ed. April 5, 2016