Articles & Essays

‘Both Your Sexes’: A Non-Binary Approach to Gender History, Trans Studies and the Making of the Self in Modern Britain,” History Workshop Journal 95 (Spring 2023)

Reading Rushdie as a Queer Kid,” Shuddhashar, 24 Sept. 2022

Co-opting the cooperative movement? Development, decolonization, and the power of expertise at the Co-operative College, 1920s–1960s,” Journal of Global History, first published online 18 August 2021.

Introduction to Muriel Jaeger, The Question Mark (London: British Library Publishing, 2019 [originally published Hogarth Press 1926]

Ireland’s Uneasy Monuments, review of Fergal Keane, Wounds, Public Books, May 2, 2018

“Not to Nationalise, but to Rationalise? Cooperatives, Leadership, and the State in the Irish Dairy Industry, 1890-1932” Irish Economic & Social History 44:1 (2017), 85-101.

An American in Brexit Britain, Catapult, 21 November 2016

“A Positive British Response” and “No Cause for Rejoicing,” The Revolution Papers, October 11, 2016

Dorothy L. Sayers, Marjorie Barber, and the Story of a Wartime Lemon, The Toast, June 7, 2016

Sir Horace Plunkett and the Four-Nations Politics of Cooperation, Four Nations History Blog May 9, 2016

Easter Rising Centenary: The Ambiguous Heroes Who Found Meaning in Irish Identity, Disclaimer Magazine, March 25, 2016

With Michael de Nie, Ciaran O’Neill, and Enda Delaney, “Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Transnational History,” Eire-Ireland 51: 1&2 (2016), 266-76.

A Fantasy of Whiteness, Public Books, December 28, 2015

All the World Was Made for You: Talking Back to Ophelia in 1918, The Toast, November 5, 2015

Why One of the World’s Most Catholic Countries Might Approve Gay Marriage, The Atlantic, May 21, 2015

On Harriet Vane and Lord Peter Wimsey: An Essay with Personal Interruptions, The Toast, April 28, 2015

Watching Downton Abbey with an Historian, weekly column, 2014 (season 4) and 2015 (season 5), The Toast

Independence for Scotland, The Crimson, Sept. 16, 2014

Declaring Independence: Scotland’s Decision and Ireland’s Legacy, fifteeneightyfour: Academic Perspectives from Cambridge University Press, Sept. 12, 2014

“You Have Votes and Power”: Women’s Political Engagement with the Irish Question in Britain, 1919-21, Journal of British Studies, 52: 1 (2013), pp. 179-204

Bricks and Flowers: Representations of gender and queer life in interwar Britain, in Brian Lewis, ed., British Queer History: New Approaches and Perspectives (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013)