Journals & Edited Volumes

“Legal Courts,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformation, ed. Ulinka Rublack (Oxford
& New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2016)


“Down but not out: a case study in social mobility among the dishonorable of early modern Europe,” in The problem and place of ‘the margins’, 1400-1800, eds. Andrew Spicer and Jane Stevens Crawshaw (London: Routledge: forthcoming in 2015).


Forum participant in “Beyond Confessionalization,” in German History, forthcoming in 2014.


“Afterward: Shifting Boundaries and Boundary Shifters: the significance of early modern transgressive unions in the  history of German marriage,” Mixed Matches: Transgressive Unions in Germany from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, eds. Mary Lindemann and David M. Luebke (Oxford & NewYork: Berghahn, 2014), 204-212.


“’Keine Besserung zu hoffen’:  Akkulturation und Ausbildung von jugendlichen Dieben der frühen
Neuzeit,” in Hexenkinder, Kinderbanden, Straßenkinder, eds. Wolfgang Behringer& Claudia
Opitz-Belakhal (Munich: C.H. Beck, 2014), 147-162.


“Geleitwort,” Hinrichtungen und Leibstrafen: Das Tagebuch des Nürnberger Henkers Franz

Schmidt, ed. Geschichte für Alle (Nuremberg: Sandberg Verlag, 2013), 128-131.


“The Changing Face of Violence” in Symposium Magazine (October 2013):


“Waisen- und Findelkinder im frühneuzeitlichen Nürnberg – obrigkeitliche Fürsorge und ,informal
circulation,‘“ in Sicherheit in der Frühen Neuzeit, ed. Christoph Campmann (Vienna: Böhlau,
2013), 471-478.


 “God’s Executioner,” in The Berlin Journal 19 (Fall 2009), 42-46Reprinted in The Berlin Review of Books (December 2009).

“Unwanted Children and Urban Communities: Rejection, Support, and Circulation of Children in Early Modern Nuremberg,” in Defining Community in Early Modern Europe, ed. Mike Halverson and Karen Spierling (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008), 103-120.


 “Historians without borders?  L’histoire croisée and early modern social history,” in Politics and Reformation: Histories and Reformations: Essays in Honor of Thomas A. Brady, Jr., ed. Christopher Ocker, Michael Printy, Peter Starenko, and Peter Wallace (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2007), 79-90.


 “Tortured Truths: The Self-expositions of a career juvenile criminal in early modern Nuremberg,” in German History 23/2 (2005), 143-171.


“An unmarried mother-to-be in sixteenth-century Germany weighs her options,” in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History: Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe Third Series, Vol.  II (2005), 149-203.


 “Lehrlinge des Verbrechens: Die Ausbildung und Bestrafung jungen Delinquenten in Nürnberg der frühen Neuzeit,” in Damals 32/5 (May 2000), 32-38.


 “Escape from the Great Confinement: the Genealogy of a German Workhouse" in The Journal of Modern History 71/2 (June 1999), 308-345.


“The Forest for the Trees: Society and the Household in Early Modern Europe”, in The Historical Journal 41/4 (December 1998), 1161-1172.


"Bad Parents, the State, and the Early Modern Civilizing Process", German History 16/1 (January 1998), 16-28.
(Co-authored with Helmut Walser Smith): "Confessionalization, Community, and Statebuilding in Germany, 1555-1870," The Journal of Modern History 69/1 (March 1997), 77-101.


"'Singing for his Supper': The Reinvention of Juvenile Streetsinging in Early Modern Nuremberg," in Social History, 22/1 (January 1997), 27-45.


"Hausvater and Landesvater:  Paternalism and Marriage Reform in Sixteenth-Century Germany," Central European History, 25/1 (1992), 52-75.


"Reformation, Statebuilding, and The 'Secularization' of Marriage: Jurisdiction in the Palatinate, l450-l6l9," Fides et Historia, XXII/3 (Fall 1990), 53-63.