Two Journal Articles Accepted

I have had two journal articles accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals in the past week. The first article is, “Serena Williams and (the Perception of) Violence: Intersectionality, the Performance of Blackness, and Women’s Professional Tennis,” and will be published in Ethnic and Racial Studies. The second article is, “Rainbow Flags Over Margaret Court Arena: […]

Published in “Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics”

I have had a book chapter published in, “Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics,” edited by Robert J. Lake (https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Tennis-History-Culture-and-Politics/Lake/p/book/9781138691933). The book chapter, “The Original 9: The Social Movement That Created Women’s Professional Tennis, 1968-1973,” chronicles The Original 9, a group of nine women – Jane “Peaches” Bartkowicz, Rosemary “Rosie” Casals, Judy Tegart Dalton, Julie Heldman, Billie Jean King, Kristy Pigeon, […]

Publication in Teaching Media Quarterly

I have had an article published in the journal, Teaching Media Quarterly. The article, “Engaging Students of Intersectionality Through Sports Media: Using Women’s Tennis to Teach the Matrix of Domination,” outlines the ways in which sports media can be used to engage students when teaching the concepts of intersectionality. Intersectionality is a particular knowledge project that […]

Published in Fashion, Style & Popular Culture with Rita Liberti

I have had an article published in the journal Fashion, Style & Popular Culture with co-author Rita Liberti, professor of kinesiology at California State University – East Bay. The article, “‘All Frocked Up in Purple’: Rosie Casals, Virginia Slims, and the Politics of Fashion at Wimbledon, 1972,” chronicles the disruption between Wimbledon’s “all-white” clothing rule and […]

Book Contract with Routledge

My book, Social Activism in Women’s Tennis: Generations of Politics and Cultural Change, based largely on my dissertation, is under contract with Routledge. Routledge expects delivery of this manuscript in April 2019, with publication afterwards. The book chronicles the lineage of social activism in women’s professional tennis from 1968, when tennis became “open,” to the present. […]

Published in The Palgrave Handbook of Feminisms and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education, 2018

I have had a chapter published in The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education (2018), edited by Louise Mansfield, Jayne Caudwell, Belinda Wheaton, and Beccy Watson. The book chapter, “Judith Butler, Feminism, and the Sociology of Sport,” chronicles the ways in which Butler’s theories of gender performativity have influenced and been used in sociological scholarship on women and […]