2013      Conscription, Family, and the Modern State: A Comparative Study of France and the United States (Cambridge University Press, August 2013)

See a short interview with me about the book on the Cambridge University Press blog (video produced by Central European University).


Published Articles

2015      "Selective Service, the Gender-Ordered Family, and the Rational Informality of the     American State." American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 121, 1 (July): 171-204.


2015      "Dependency as a Keyword of the American Draft System and Persistence of Male-Only Registration." Polity, Vol. 47: 199-165, Spring 2015.


2014       "Of Bellicists and Feminists: French Conscription, Total War, and the Gender Contradictions of the State." Politics and Society, Vol 42, 2: 135-165, June 2014.

     (See article draft here)


2011       “Not Just Maternalism: Marriage and Fatherhood in American Welfare Politics.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State, and Society. Vol. 18, 1: 24-51, Spring 2011.


2011       “Where the State Feared to Tread: Conscription and Local Patriarchalism in Modern France.” In The Power of Kinship: Patrimonial States in Global Perspective, edited by Julia Adams and Mounira Charrad. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 636, 1: 111-128, July 2011. 


2011       “Different and Unequal?: Breadwinning, Dependency Deferments, and the Gendered Origins of the United States Selective Service System.” Armed Forces & Society. 37: 598-618, October 2011.


2009     "Capifamiglia o coscritti? Origini di genere della coscrizione militare negli Stati Uniti durante la prima guerramondiale." ("Fathers or Soldiers?: The Gendered Origins of Conscription in First World War United States.") Contemporanea: rivista de storia dell'800 e del '900, 2009, gennaio: 29-52.