- D. Phil. University of Oxford
- M. St. University of Oxford
B.A. Appalachian State University
- Revolutionary Mexico
- Latin America
- Gender, spirituality, and civic engagement
- World history
- Interdisciplinary studies
- Food studies
- Art, creativity, and culture.
- "Virgin of Guadalupe." In Eric Zolov, ed., Icons of Mexico: Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (USA: ABC-CLIO, 2015).
- Book review, Ondina E. Gonzalez, and Justo L. Gonzalez 'Christianity in Latin America. A history,' The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 62: 2 (2011), pp. 407-408. doi:10.1017/S0022046910003428.
- "Genero, fe, y nacion: El Activismo de las catolicas mexicanas, 1917-1940," in Gabriela Cano, Mary Kay Vaughan, y Jocelyn Olcott, comps., Genero, poder y politica en el Mexico posrevolucionario, Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Economica/Universidad Autonoma de Mexico-Iztapalapa, 2009). "Just Use the Web?!? Observations on Students' (Un)Critical Readings of Internet Sources," Annual Teaching and Teaching Materials Committee Meeting Report, Conference on Latin American History (Spring 2009).
- John Paul II," "Pius IX [Pope]," and "Rosa de Lima," entries for the Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (USA: Cengage Press, 2008).
- "Revolutionary and Not-So-Revolutionary Negotiations in Catholic Annulment, Bigamy, and Divorce Trials: The Archdiocese of Mexico, 1929-40," in Matthew Butler, ed., Faith and Impiety in Revolutionary Mexico, 1910-1940 (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007 [UK]).
- "Gendering the Faith and Altering the Nation: The Union Femenina Catolica Mexicana and Women's Revolutionary and Religious Experiences (1917-1940)," chapter in Sex in Revolution: Gender, Politics, and Power in Modern Mexico, eds. Gabriela Cano, Jocelyn Olcott, and Mary Kay Vaughan (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2006).
- "Mexican Catholic Action [Accion Catolica Mexicana]," "Mexican Social Secretariat [Secretariado Social Mexicano]," "National Catholic Labor Confederation [Confederacion Nacional Catolica del Trabajo]," "National Catholic Party [Partido Catolico Nacional]," entries for the Encyclopedia of Modern Christian Politics, eds. Roy Domenico and Mark Hanley, (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006).
- "The Feminine 'Apostolate in Society' versus the Mexican State: The Union Femenina Catolica Mexicana, 1929-1940," chapter in Right Wing Women: From Conservatives to Extremists around the Globe, eds. Margaret Power and Paola Bacchetta (New York: Routledge, 2002).
- They Were Always Doing Something: Mexican Catholic Women's Activism, 1929-1940 (ms in development).
- Member: Colloquium for the Study of the History of Women and Gender in Mexico, 2000-present.
- Growing Solutions: Service-Based Learning project connecting "Food in Society" classes to community gardens (via growing seedlings, designing educational materials, and blogging), 2011-present
- Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire, 2016 participant
- Mexican history and culture (audience: elementary school-adult)
- Latin American history and culture (audience: elementary school-adult)
- History and historiography, issues in researching and writing history (audience: high school-adult)