• Role:

  • Position:

    • Instructor
  • Concentration:

    • Global Migration, Modern Europe and USA. Global Studies. The World through Foreign Films
  • Department:

    • History, International Studies, and Languages, Literatures and Culture



  • 2012: Global Human Trafficking: A Bibliography, 2000-2010. Center for the Study of Global Change, Indiana University, Bloomington.
  • 2010: Kde domov můj? Češi a Slováci v USA a jejich vazba k mateřské zemi, 1880–1920 [Where is My Homeland? Czechs and Slovaks in the USA and Their Ties to the Homeland]. Praha: Studie Narodohospodarskeho ustavu Josefa Hlavky.
  • 1993: To Reap a Bountiful Harvest: Czech Immigration Beyond the Mississippi, 1850-1900. Iowa City: Rudi Publishing.

Chapters and Articles

  • 2022: “Engaging Students Through Creative Assignments and Best Practices”, published in Shaping Online Spaces Through Online Humanities Curricula found on this webpage-
  • 2019: Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Interpersonal Violence: Different or Similar? in Chima J. Korieh and Elizabeth O. Onogwu ed., Sexuality, Human Rights, and Public Policy, Vancouver, BC: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, in press.
  • 2015: Meeting the Needs of Victims of Sex Trafficking: DV Victim Services as Appropriate Providers? in Domestic Violence Report. Law, Prevention, Protection, Enforcement, Treatment, Health, Vol. 21, No.1, October/November 3-4, 11-12. Co-written with T. Strout.
  • 2013: Stories From Within and From Without: Czech and Slovak Immigration, 1945-Present in Slovo, National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Summer, 4-7, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • 2011: "’If you catch’ em, you ought to clean 'em and fry 'em’: Immigration and Naturalization Services' Discrimination Measures and Foreign Policy Considerations’” in Milos Calda et al. Recent Perspectives: Integration of Newcomers, Prague: Dokoran. 105-119.
  • 2011: "Asian Americans - a Model Minority?” in Milos Calda et al. Recent Perspectives: Integration of Newcomers, Prague: Dokoran. 119-137.
  • 2007: Zkušenosti s archívy ve Spojených státech při studiu Čechů a Slováků v Severní Americe [Czech-and Slovak-American Archival Sources in the USA] in České archívy a prameny, Národní archív, 117-21.
  • 2006: "The Elite, the Peasants, and Woodrow Wilson: American Slovaks and Their Ties to the Homeland, 1914-1918," in Transcultural Localisms: Responding to Ethnicity in a Globalized World in American Studies monograph series, vol. 136, Yiorgos Kalogeras, Eleftheria Arapoglou, Linda Manney, eds., 239-52.
  • 2006: “Homeland Culture Transplanted and Transformed: Czech-and Slovak-American Organizations,” in Slovo, National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Winter, 4-11, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • 2006: “Diaspora and Its Ties to the Homeland: The Case of Czech- Americans in the United States During World War I” in Prague Social Science Studies Territorial Studies Series TER-011, 320.
  • 2006: “They Wished to Combine the Spirit of Bohemia and America: Czech Women’s Clubs in Chicago, 1890-1940—the Liberal ‘Progressive’ Type” in Kosmas: Czechoslovak and Central European Journal 19 2, Spring, 16-38.
  • 2005: “A Transatlantic Bond: Czech Women’s Clubs in Chicago, 1890-1914” in Theory and Practice in English Studies. Proceedings from the Eighth Conference of English, American, and Canadian Studies 4, 201-7.
  • 2004: “The Czechs in Caledonia” in Moravia from a World Perspective: Selected Papers from the 22nd World Congress of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Olomouc, 265-70.
  • 2004: “When the Foreigners Arrive” in Rozvoj české společnosti v Evropské unii. Prague: Matfyzpress, 258-64.
  • 2003: “In Search of Causes: Historiography of Migration: 1910-1990,” Acta Universitatis Carolinae-Studia Territorialia, 2 Karolinum, Prague, 49-61.