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Peer Reviewed Publications:


Gendering Violence in the Age of Anti-genderism: Feminist Framing of Violence Against Women in Slovakia." Communist and Post-Communist Studies. (2023). 

“Do Czech Women Need ‘Gender?' A Conceptual History of ‘Gender’ in Czechia." Feminist Review. (Forthcoming July 2023)

Published Essays:

“Amid the Russian Invasion, Ukraine Stands up for Gender Equality.” Ms. Magazine. (2022)"

Eastern Europe’s Anti-gender Movement and What it Means for America.” Ms. Magazine. (2021)"

"Combating Violence Against Women in the Czech Republic: Beyond the Coronavirus.” The Brno Daily. (2020)

Book chapter “Bridging the Divide Between Eastern and Western Feminisms.” In Welcome to the Light: Writings of Emerging Feminist Thinkers. Edited by Jennifer Rubino. (2020)


“Want To Be A Modern Sophisticated Girl? Do Not Complain. Is Slovakia In A Post-feminist Era?” FEMINIST.FYI. (2019)

Book Reviews:

“A Queer History of Communism: Navigating Sexuality and Gender in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1989” an analytic review of Queer Encounters with Communist Power: Non-heterosexual Lives and the State in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989 by Věra Sokolová. Feminist Critique East European Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies. (2022)


Book Review of Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism and Other Arguments for Economic Independence by Kristen Ghodsee. Journal of Gender Studies. (2019)


Book Review of Second World, Second Sex: Socialist Women’s Activism and Global Solidarity during the Cold War by Kristen Ghodsee. International Feminist Journal of Politics. (2019)


Book Review of Czech Feminisms: Perspectives on Gender in East Central Europe. ed. by Iveta Jusová and Jiřina Šiklová. European Journal of Women’s Studies. (2018)

Manuscripts in Progress:


“Framing Feminism and the Anti-gender Movement in Czechia, Slovakia, and  Poland.”

  • Book manuscript in preparation

“Creating a Hostile State in Slovakia: anti-gender actor’s political strategies and impacts.”

  • Book chapter in preparation for an edited volume on anti-gender actors in Europe 


“Government Strategy as Activism: A Frame Analysis of Czechia's Gender Equality Documents” 

  • Article manuscript in preparation


“What is “Gender as Symbolic Glue?” Concept Formulation and Application.”

  • Article manuscript in preparation

ResearchLanguage, & Professional Development Awards & Fellowships: 

Faculty Exceptional Research Award, School of International Service, American University, 2023 (awarded to cover Open Access fees for accepted article), 2023 

The Kosciuszko Foundation Postgraduate Research Grant, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Summer 2022


O. Ruth McQuown Supplementary Scholarship Award, University of Florida, 2019


Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics, Iowa State University, 2019


Fulbright Research Grant, U.S. Department of State, 2018 - 2019


Dauer Fellowship, Department of Political Science, University of Florida, 2018


Rothman Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, University of Florida, 2018


Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship recipient, Czech, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, Academic Years 2015-2018

Travel Award, Thinking Gender at the Center for the Study of Women, UCLA Conference, 2016


Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship recipient, Czech, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, Summer 2015


Department of Political Science Travel Grant, University of Florida, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019


Graduate Student Council Professional Development Travel Award, University of Florida, 2017


Prestage-Cook Travel Award, Southern Political Science Association, 2014

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