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Selected Music Writing

“P.P. Arnold and The Turning Tide,” Women’s Song Forum, July 15 2022.

“Whose Nostalgia Drives Edgar Wright’s Psychological Horror Last Night in Soho?” Popmatters, November 29, 2021.

“Speaking and Singing in Beauty: Marianne Faithfull’s Vocal Authority,” Musicology Now, September 17 2021.

“What’s a Girl Gotta Do to Get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?” The Avid Listener, May 23 2016.

“Pop Divas Turn an ‘Old’ Sound into Power and Authority,” Hippo Reads, 2015

“Fighting On and Singing Along with Prince’s ‘Baltimore,’” Hippo Reads, 2015

Rocking the Library in LA,” Hippo Reads, 2015

Sex, Theft, and Freedom: Top Summer Music Reads,” Hippo Reads, 2015

Rebel Girl: Lesley Gore’s Voice,” Oxford University Press blog, February 28 2015

“Dead Boyfriends, Rebel Girls, and the 1960s Splatter Platter,” The Toast, September 30 2014.


Selected Academic Publications

Can I Get a Witness: Musicians Performing Politics in the U.S. Congress,” with Darin DeWitt and Matthew Atkinson. Ethnomusicology Review 21, no. 1 (2017).

“Vocal Authorship: Marianne Faithfull and ‘Sister Morphine,’” in The Singer-Songwriter Handbook, eds. Katherine Williams and Justin Williams. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

“Lab Meeting: Four Interviews with Scientists on Science Out of Feminism,” with Rachel C. Lee. Catalyst 3, no. 1 (2017).

“Millie Small, the Lollipop Girl: Voice, Migration, and the Reception of ‘My Boy Lollipop,’” Journal of Popular Music Studies

“Ability, Authority, and the Aging Ingenue’s Voice,” in Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music, eds. Jacqueline Warwick and Alison Adrian. Routledge, 2016.

The Biggest Feminist in the World: On Miley Cyrus, feminism, and intersectionality,” American Music Review Vol. 43, No. 2 (Spring 2014): 1-5.

“Starstruck:  On Gaga, Voice, and Disability,” in Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture, eds. Martin Iddon and Melanie Marshall. Routledge, 2014.

“Brill Building, The,” “Avalon, Frankie,”  “Funicello, Annette,” “Gore, Lesley,” “Greenwich, Ellie,”  “Teen Idols.”  Encyclopaedia entries.  The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd Edition.  Oxford University Press, 2013. [Available through www.oxfordmusiconline.com; subscription required]