U.S. Cultural and Social History
History of American Music, Culture, and Entertainment
History of Gender
The Greatest Fight of Our Generation : Louis vs. Schmeling - Amazon
Steppin' Out : New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture - Amazon
Swingin' the Dream : Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture - Amazon
The War in American Culture : Society and Consciousness during World War II - Amazon
The Greatest Fight of Our Generation: Louis vs. Schmeling (Oxford University Press, 2005)
Swingin' The Dream: Big Band Jazz and The Rebirth of American Culture (University of Chicago, 1998)
Ed., The War in American Culture. (University of Chicago Press, 1996);
Steppin' Out: New York City Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture, 1890-1930 (University of Chicago Press, 1984)
Guest Editor, Special Issue of Mid America, In Tribute to John Higham (Winter Summer, 2001)
"Things to Come: Swing Bands, Bepop and the Rise of a PostwarJazz Scene," in Lary May (ed.) Recasting America: Culture and Politics in the Age of the Cold War. (University of Chicago Press, 1989)
Fellow, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle, North Carolina, 2003-2004.
Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Culture, University of Salzburg, Fall, 2000.
Fulbright Senior Lecturer, University of Munich, 1990-1991.