“Suburban Cowboy: Country Music, Punk, and the Struggle Over Space in Orange County, 1978-1981,” California History (February 2021)
• Winner of California History's Richard J. Orsi Prize for the best article published in its journal in 2021
“Redneck Chic: Race and the Country Music Industry in the 1970s,” Journal of Popular Music Studies: Uncharted Country Special Issue (June 2020)
Jason Aldean's 'Small Town' is Part of a Long Legacy with a Very Dark Side, NPR
Personifying a Country Ideal, Loretta Lynn Tackled Sexism Through a Complicated Lens,” NPR
"Why Do We Need Dolly to Be a Saint? NPR
"As Country Music Faces a Racial Reckoning, a New Question: Where are the Latino Artists?" Los Angeles Times
"The Crossroads Facing Country Music After Morgan Wallen's Use of a Racist Slur," Washington Post, "Made by History"
"Country Music Needs to Stare Down Its Racist Past and Take Note," The Tennessean
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