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Heather L. Miller <email@example.com>
Historical Research Associates, Inc.
|Address:||13730 44th Avenue South
Tukwila, Washington 98168
|List Affiliations:||Former Review Editor for H-Women
Reviewer for H-Grad
Reviewer for H-Women
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Labor History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Library and Information Science
Native American History / Studies
Research and Methodology
Urban History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
PhD in Women's History, with minors in History of Sexuality and Latin American History, Ohio State University 2002
Journal Articles and Encyclopedia Entries:
“Desire and Damage: (S)Experience, Praxis, and the Politics of Respectability in the History of Lower-Class African American and White Women’s Sexuality.” In progress.
“Prostitution.” Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History. 3 vols. Ed. Eric Arnesen. New York: Routledge, 2006.
“Prostitution” and “Red Light Districts.” Great Black Migration Encyclopedia. Ed. Steven Reich. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006.
“Trick Identities: The Nexus of Work and Sex.” Journal of Women’s History 15, no. 4 (winter 2004): 145-52.
“Prostitution, Hustling, and Sex Work.” Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America. Ed. Marc Stein. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003.
“Sexologists Examine Prostitutes and Lesbians in the United States, 1840–1940.” NWSA Journal, special issue on the science and politics of the search for sex differences (autumn 2000).
“The World Wide Web of Resources for Women’s History.” Journal of Women’s History 11, no. 3 (autumn 1999).
Review of Leigh Ann Wheeler, Against Obscenity: Reform and the Politics of Womanhood in America, 1973-1935 (Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004). For Women and Social Movements, online journal. http://womhist.binghamton.edu/journal.htm.
Review of Angus McLaren, Sexual Blackmail: A Modern History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002). Contemporary Sociology 32, no. 6 (November 2003): 700-701.
Review of James Elias et al., Prostitution (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus, 1998). Journal of the History of Sexuality (autumn 2000).
Review of Sharon Ullman, Sex Seen: The Emergence of Modern Sexuality in America (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998). Journal of Women’s History 12, no. 2 (summer 2000).
“Same Sex: More of the Same or Something New?” Review of John Corvino, ed., Same Sex: Debating the Ethics, Science, and Culture of Homosexuality (1997). H-Grad, listserv, Humanities Network (November 1998).
Miscellaneous book abstracts for the Journal of Women’s History.
“‘If they ever legalize work . . . I’m in trouble’: Tools and Tricks of the Sex Trade in the Late-Twentieth-Century United States.” April 2006, Organization of American Historians Conference, Washington, D.C.
“Naturist or Naturalist? Nudity in the National Parks.” March 2006, American Society for Environmental History Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota.
“The ‘Thrills’ and ‘Tinglings’ of Sex Work: Fact or Fantasy?” June 2005, Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Scripps College, Claremont, California.
“Racism, Sex Taboos, and Black Women’s Sexual Agency in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States.” Women’s History Workshop, The Ohio State University, February 2004, Columbus, Ohio.
“‘Only a damnyankee . . .’: Racism, Sex Taboos, and Black Women’s Sexual Agency in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States.” June 2003, National Women’s Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
“The Teeming Brothel; or, Sexing the History of Prostitution.” June 2002, Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Storrs, Connecticut.
“‘Memoirs of a Pleasure Girl’: Pornography or Autobiography?” January 2001, American Historical Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
“‘These Miserable and Erring Creatures’: Female Felons at Sing Sing Prison, New York, 1865–1877.” November 1998, Social Science History Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
“Rotten to the Core: Prostitutes, Municipal Corruption, and the ‘Moral Wave’ in Portland, Oregon, 1888–1896.” Pacific Northwest History Conference, April 1996, Corvallis, Oregon.
“Getting Your First Book Published.” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, November 2001, Cleveland, Ohio.
“A Historical Sisterhood under the Sexologists’ Gaze?: Prostitutes and Lesbians in the United States, 1858–1930.” January 1999. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Awareness Week, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
“What to Do with Your History Degree.” with David T. Burrell, December 1996, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts.