PUBLICATIONS

Upcoming 2022

EVOLUTIONARY WARDROBES: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MUTANT CARTOON CHARACTERS WHO CHANGE THEIR CLOTHES

Futures of Cartoons Past: The Cultural Politics of X-Men: The Animated Series

University Press of Mississippi 

Under contract

Upcoming 2022

"THE AVENGERS AND EMMA PEEL" "DONFELD" "ERIC DAMAN" "GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO" "LYN PAOLO" "NGLIA DICKSON" "SUPERHERO TELEVISION"

Long form entries for the Encyclopedia of Film and Television Costume

Bloomsbury

Under contract

Upcoming 2021

NO TIGHTS, NO FLIGHTS: CONSTRUCTING THE TELEVISION SUPERHERO WARDROBE

Film, Fashion & Consumption Journal

Intellect

Under contract

February 2021

NOT SO FAST! A CASE FOR REVISITING THE COSTUME DESIGNS OF THE 1990S FLASH TELEVISION SERIES

The Middle Spaces

Public Scholarship

October 2020

THE HOUSE OF VAN DYNE: DEFINING MARVEL'S SUPERHERO FASHION DESIGNER

Film, Fashion & Consumption Journal

9.2

Intellect

August 2019

SECRET IDENTITIES: MARVEL SUPERHEROES, FASHION TRENDS, AND SUBCULTURAL STREETWEAR

Fashion Institute of Technology Master's Thesis
ProQuest

 

CONFERENCES

Upcoming July 2021 [rescheduled from COVID-19]

SAVAGE OR SENSATIONAL: PLUS SIZE FASHION AND SEXUALITY WITH MARVEL'S SHE-HULK

The Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic Con
San Diego, California

September 2020

THE OTHER SPANDEX SUPER SUIT: FASHION IN MARVEL ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT

Digital Frontier's Flyover Comics Symposium

February 2020

DESIGNING VAN DYNE: THE WASP, FASHION, AND AN EXCESS OF FEMININITY

Michigan State University Comics Forum
[co-presenter]
East Lansing, Michigan

July 2019

POWER DRESSING: THE SUPERHERO COSTUME AND STREETWEAR AS REBELLION

Comics Studies Society
Toronto, Ontario

July 2019

S&M, SEX AND MARVEL: THE USE OF FETISH GEAR IN THE UNCANNY X-MEN 

The Comics Arts Conference at San Diego Comic Con
San Diego, California
**2020 Winner Hillary Chute Honorable Mention for Best Graduate Student Presentation from the Comics Studies Society**

May 2019

DIY-STOPIA: ARCHIZOOM'S DRESSING IS EASY AND THE PARADOX OF HAND SEWING IN TECHNOLOGICAL UTOPIAS

Fashion Institute of Technology Graduate Studies Symposium
New York, New York

April 2019

SEEING DOUBLE: AN INVESTIGATION OF TWO RED OJIBWA JACKETS

Costume Society of America National Symposium
Seattle, Washington

March 2019

SECRET IDENTITIES, MARVEL SUPERHEROES, FASHION TRENDS, AND SUBCULTURAL STREETWEAR

Comics/Fandom Workshop
Cologne, Germany

February 2019

FROM ROMANCE COMICS TO X-MEN, THE PSYCHO-SYMBOLISM OF FASHION AND SEXUALITY IN COLD WAR COMICS

Michigan State University Comics Forum 
[co-presenter]
East Lansing, Michigan

June 2018

HEROES FOR HIRE: TEEN SUPERHEROES AND THE MARKET OF IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION

Fashion Costume and Visual Cultures Conference
Zagreb, Croatia

March 2018

THE ANTI-COSTUME: STORM'S MOHAWK AND THE POLITICS OF FASHIONABLE STREETWEAR

The Comic Arts Conference at Wondercon
Anaheim, California

 

MUSEUM WORK

April 2018 - April 2019

MUSEUM AT FIT

The Traphagen School: Fostering American Fashion


Education Coordinator

December 2017 - February 2019

FIDM MUSEUM

26th and 27th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design

12th Art of Television Costume Design

Exhibition Installation

September 2017 - May 2018

MERCHANT'S HOUSE MUSEUM

Textile Collection Intern

December 2016 - April 2017

THE VALENTINE

Hearts on Their Sleeves

Exhibition Installation

January - April 2017

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND LIBRARY

Special Collections, Rare Books

The HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Intern

May - August 2014

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

Historic Trades Division

Millinery, Mantua-maker, and Tailor Shop

Intern