Areas of Expertise/Research
North Academic Center
M.A., Ph.D. Columbia University B.A. Barnard College
The Age of Human Rights; American Legal History; American Liberalism; Historical Methods and Historiography; The Historian's Craft; USSO Honors
Debating the American State: Liberal Anxieties and the New Leviathan, 1930-1970 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015)
“Ruth Rosner Kornhauser: A Personal and Intellectual History” in Challenging Criminological Theory: The Legacy of Ruth Kornhauser. Advances in Criminological Theory, Volume 19, ed. Cullen, Francis T., et al. (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2015).
“Liberalism” in Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History. Oxford University Press (2013).
Shai Lavi, The Modern Art of Dying: A History of Euthanasia in the United States: A Review. In Political and Legal Anthropology Review, November 2007, 30, no. 2: 341-345.
“Liberalism” in Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy (ABC-CLIO, 2004): 439-445.