Below please find a selection of scholarly articles.  For a full c.v. and bibliography please email me.

and Sue Mobley, “Engraving Egalite: Street Renaming and the Municipal Politics of History in New

Orleans,” American Historical Review, forthcoming, 2023 

“New Life, New Vigor, and New Values”: Privatization, Service Work, and Rise of Neoliberal

Urbanism in Postwar Southern California,” in Andrew Diamond and Thomas Sugrue eds., Neoliberal Cities: The Remaking of Postwar America (New York: NYU Press, 2020).

and Sue Mobley and Matt Sakakeeny, “What Lies Beneath Histories of Exceptionalism and Cultures

of Authenticity,” in Adams and Sakakeeny, Remaking New Orleans: Beyond Exceptionalism and Authenticity (Durham: Duke UP, 2019).

“A Lesson in Eventful Temporality: Pedagogies of Donald Trump from Abroad,” PS: Political

Science and Politics 53 (2) 2019.

“Writing the History of Capitalism with Class,” Nonsite 27 (Fall 2019)

“Immigration Politics, Service Work, and the Problem of the Undocumented Worker in Southern

California,” in Marilyn Halter et al, eds., What’s New about the “New” Immigration (New

York: Palgrave, 2014)


“The Political Economy of Invisibility in 21st Century New Orleans: Racism, Security, Real Estate,

and the Post-Disaster City,” in Romain Huret and Randy Sparks eds., Hurricane Katrina in

Transatlantic Perspective (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2014).


“The Theatre of Inequality” Nonsite, 12 (Summer 2014).

“Gender, ‘The Wire,” and the Limits of the Producerist Critique of Urban Political Economy,

 Labor, Vol. 10 (1), 2013


“Wal-Mart and the Making of Postindustrial Society?” Labor, Vol. 8 (1), 2011.


“Making the New Shop Floor: Wal-Mart, Labor Control, and the History of the Postwar Discount

Retail Industry in America,” in Nelson Lichtenstein, ed., Wal-Mart: The Face of Twenty-First Century Capitalism? New York: New Press, 2006.