“Atomic Nightmares and Biological Citizens at Three Mile Island,” in Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, and Jeremy Varon, eds., Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear, and the Cold War of the 1980s, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 55-78.
“Struggles for Citizenship: Gender, Sexuality, and the State (Then and Now).” A review essay of Robert Self’s All in the Family, Leigh Ann Wheeler’s How Sex Became a Civil Liberty, and Margot Canaday’s The Straight State, in The Journal of Women’s History 27:1, Spring 2015, 158-164.
“Trusting the Water Again: Understanding the West Virginia Chemical Spill,” Tikkun Magazine, On-line Edition, 9 April 2014.
“Restraint or Retreat? The Debate Over the Panama Canal Treaties and U.S. Nationalism After Vietnam,” in Diplomatic History: The Journal of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations 35:1, June 2011, 535-562.
“Private Suffering and Public Strife.” While public debates over America's current foreign policy often treat American empire as a new phenomenon, this lively collection of essays offers a pointed reminder that visions of national and imperial greatness were a cornerstone of the new country when it was founded. Published Fall 2007.