From #MeToo to systemic cultural change: a public historian’s call to action

The #MeToo movement has shed light on the widespread prevalence of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse, including in scholarly and professional communities. The last two years have shown us that the public history community is no exception. In November 2019, NCPH’s blog, History@Work, published my reflections on public history’s “#MeToo moment” and my recommendations for howContinue reading “From #MeToo to systemic cultural change: a public historian’s call to action”

Article: “What are women’s prisons for?”

Amy Halliday, Chelsea Miller, and Julie Peterson, “‘What are women’s prisons for?’: Gendered states of incarceration and history as an agent for social change,” Museums & Social Issues: A Journal of Reflective Discourse 12, no. 1 (April 2017): 56-66, ABSTRACT As the exhibition States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories travels the nation, visitors willContinue reading “Article: “What are women’s prisons for?””