1. Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey, eds., Women, Dissent and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790-1865 (Oxford University Press, 2011)
  2. Elizabeth Clapp, A Notorious Woman: Anne Royall and the Political Culture of Jacksonian America (University of Virginia Press)
  3. Future research projects include a study of the travel diary of a late eighteenth-century woman, as well as further exploration into women's political participation in the early republic.

Recent Publications

  1. "The Woman's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1920", in S.J. Kleinberg, E. Boris and V.L. Ruiz, eds, The Practice of U.S. Women's History: Narratives, Intersections, and Dialogues (Rutgers University Press, 2007), pp. 238-257
  2. Elizabeth Clapp, 'Where I first knew the nature of care:" Women and violence on the late 18th century frontier' in (American Nineteenth Century History
  3. Elizabeth Clapp, 'Mrs. Smith's travel journal in a family context' in American Nineteenth Century History
  4. Elizabeth Clapp, 'Early Women Alone on the Late Eighteenth-Century American Frontier' American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
  5. "American Women", in Howard Temperley and Chris Bigsby, eds, A New Introduction to American Studies (Pearson Education, 2006), pp. 326–351
  6. "Black Books and Southern Tours: Tone and Perspective in the Travel Writing of Mrs. Anne Royall," Yearbook of English Studies, 34 (2004), pp. 61–73
  7. "The Boundaries of Femininity: The Travels and Writing of Mrs. Anne Royall, 1823-1831," American Nineteenth Century History, 4 (Fall 2003), pp. 1–28
  8. 'A Virago-Errant in Enchanted Armor?': Anne Royall's 1829 trial as a Common Scold," Journal of the Early Republic, 23 (Summer 2003), pp. 207–232
  9. Mothers of All Children: Women Reformers and the Rise of the Juvenile Courts in Progressive Era America (Penn State University Press, 1998)
  10. "Welfare and the Role of Women: The Juvenile Court Movement,' Journal of American Studies, 28 (December 1994), pp. 359–383
  11. 'The Personal Touch? Ben Lindsey and the Denver Juvenile Court,' Mid-America 75 (April-July 1993), pp. 197–221
  12. 'Women and the Creation of the Chicago Juvenile Court in the 1890s,' in T. Brotherstone (ed.), Gendering Scottish History: an international approach (Cruithne Press, 1999), pp. 216–33
  13. "The General Federation of Women's Clubs and American Social Welfare in the Progressive Era," American Studies Journal, 44 (Winter 1999/Spring 2000), pp. 7–16
  14. I have also contributed a number of entries to Peter Parish (ed.), The Reader's Guide to American History (Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997)
  15. Online article: " A larger Motherhood is Required": The Development of a Female Reform Tradition in Nineteenth-Century America
  16. Online article: The Chicago Juvenile Court Movement in the 1890s



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