My Reflection on History, COVID-19, and Indigenous Life: Working Papers in Critical Disaster Studies

  I am excited to share some new work: my contribution to the Working Papers in Critical Disaster Studies series from NYU Gallatin School’s Initiative for Critical Disaster Studies. Using a historical case study, it argues that the disproportionate crisis of mortality, morbidity, and memory striking Indigenous communities amidst the Covid-19 pandemic results from historicalContinue reading “My Reflection on History, COVID-19, and Indigenous Life: Working Papers in Critical Disaster Studies”

My Article on Kiowa Nurse-Activist Laura Pedrick at Nursing Clio

Where do Indigenous women fit into the early history of nursing? How did their work intertwine with their personal, professional, and political lives? My new piece, “Nursing for Generations: Kiowa Peoplehood in the Work of Laura Pedrick” is a short exploration into these questions through a study of one Kiowa woman, Laura Pedrick (T’oyhawlma). It’sContinue reading “My Article on Kiowa Nurse-Activist Laura Pedrick at Nursing Clio”

My Review of Theobald’s “Reproduction on the Reservation” at Nursing Clio

I’m thrilled that my first book review goes live on Nursing Clio today! This is a review of Brianna Theobald’s first book, Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century. When I started graduate school, I thought my eventual dissertation would examine the history of midwifery in the Jim CrowContinue reading “My Review of Theobald’s “Reproduction on the Reservation” at Nursing Clio”

My Reflection on Monuments and Memory in The Abusable Past

I’m excited to share a new piece of writing up today in the Radical History Review’s blog, The Abusable Past. This reflection is part of a larger forum on monuments and memory, looking outward from our nation’s ongoing debates around Confederate monuments. This is, of course, an especially salient conversation right now at Duke University,Continue reading “My Reflection on Monuments and Memory in The Abusable Past”