Ph.D. Stanford University, 1977
"Grave Doubts: Victorian Medicine, Moral Panic, and the Signs of Death," Journal of British Studies, 42 (April 2003).
*Gray Prize Winner.
Friends of the Family: The English Home and its Guardians, 1850-1940. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.
"Summary Justice and Working-Class Marriage in England, 1870-1940." Law and History Review 12 (Fall 1994).
*Surrency Prize Winner.
"Theory and Anti-theory in Nineteenth-Century British Social History." Journal of British Studies 26 (January 1987).
"The Gypsy Problem in Victorian England." Victorian Studies 28 (Winter 1985).
Child Abuse and Moral Reform in England, 1870-1908. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1982.
*Winner of the Pacific Coast AHA prize for best first book