The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2017. Recipient of a College Art Association Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant, 2016.
“‘The Dark Iconoclast’: Slaves’ Artistic Resistance in the Civil War South,” The Art Bulletin (forthcoming).
“Prince Demah and the Profession of Portrait
Painting,” Beyond the Face:
New Perspectives on Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery volume, (anticipated spring 2018).
“‘Painting’ Faces and ‘Dressing’ Tables: Concealment in Early Southern Dressing Furniture,” Faces and Places: The Life of Things in Early America. Ed., George Boudreau and Margaretta Lovell. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, (anticipated fall 2017).
"Regional Tastes in a Transatlantic Market: Joseph Blackburn in New England and Bermuda," New England/New Spain: Portraiture in the Colonial Americas, 1492-1850. Ed., Donna Pierce. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press for the Mayer Center for Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Art at the Denver Art Museum, 2016.
“George Washington’s Dentures: Disability, Deception, and the Republican Body,” Early American Studies 14:1 (Winter 2016): 2-47.
“The Mask of Civility: Portraits of Colonial Women and the Transatlantic Masquerade,” American Art 23: 3 (Fall 2009): 8-35.
“Samplers, Gentility, and the Middling Sort,” Winterthur Portfolio: A Journal of American Material Culture 40:4 (Winter 2005): 219-48.