Ph.D., Yale University, 1979
Family, gender, and sexuality in 18th-century French political culture
Early modern Europe
Ancien Régime, Enlightenment, and Revolution
Historical methods and research
HIST 192: Freshman Seminar
HIST 293: Seminar on Historical Method
HIST 600: Seminar in History
Family, Gender, Law, and State in Early Modern France, co-edited with Suzanne Desan. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2009.
Order and Disorder under the Ancien Régime. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.