Associate Professor of History
301 Ramer History House
(610) 330-5173

Other Titles

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Women's and Gender Studies Advisory Committee Member

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Special Interests:
Latin America and the Caribbean; Argentina; South America; women and gender; food; labor; oral history

Selected Publications:

Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Doña Petrona, Women, & Food (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013).

“¿Así en la tele como en la casa? Patronas y empleadas en la década del sesenta en Argentina,” [Just Like at Home on Television? Mistresses and Maids in 1960s Argentina] Revista de Estudios Sociales 45 (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia: January-April 2013): 212-224.

“Raza y Etnicidad en la cocina argentina: Una historia de la cocina criolla y de Doña Petrona” [Race and Ethnicity in the Argentine Kitchen: A History of Creole Cooking and Doña Petrona], Apuntes (Social Science journal of CECYP, Argentina) no. 22 “Comer” (2012): 20-32.

“Entertaining inequalities: Doña Petrona, Juanita Bordoy, and Domestic Work in mid-20th century Argentina,” Hispanic American Historical Review 91, no. 1 (Feb 2011): 97-128.

“¿Sólo se trata de cocinar?” in De minifaldas, militancias y revoluciones: Exploraciones sobre los 70 en la Argentina, eds. Andrea Andujar, Déborah d’Antonio, Fernanda Gil Lozano, Karin Grammático, and María Laura Rosa (Buenos Aires, ARG: Luxemburg, 2009).

 

Selected Awards:

Gourmand Prize for the “Best Latin American Cuisine Book” published in the United States in 2013

Mellon Summer Research Fellowship, Lafayette College, Summers 2011 and 2014

Mellon Cross-Disciplinary Development Grant, Lafayette College, Spring 2009

Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for Argentina, U.S. Department of Education, 2003-2004