"Rites of Passage: A Frenchman’s Photographic Albums of British India, 1851,” Traces of India: Architecture, Photography and the Politics of Representation, 1850-1099, ed. Maria Antonella Pelizzari, Yale University Press and Canadian Center for Architecture, 2003

“Young Women in Old Clothes: The Politics of Adophe Braun’s Personifications of Alsace and Lorraine, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, online journal, inaugural issue, February 2002.

"Passages: Studio to Archive to Exhibition," Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930,  ed. Frederick Bohrer. Washington, D.C.: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and University of Washington Press, 1999

"Photography as a Charitable Weapon: Poor Kids and Self-Representation," Radical History Review, no. 69, Fall 1997

"Recasting Ancestry: Statuettes as Imaged by Three Inventors of Photography," The Object  as Subject: Essays on the Interpretation of Still Life, ed. Anne Lowenthal, Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1996

"A Tale of Two Teens," on Jim Goldberg's Raised by Wolves, in Afterimage, Summer 1996

"Odella/Carlota," in Reframings: New American Feminist Photographies,  ed. Diane Neumaier, Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1996

"Flip: The Homeless Child as Auteur," Yale Journal of Criticism, Vol. 8, no. 2 (1995)

"La Maison Démolie: Photographs of Egypt by Maxime du Camp, 1849-50," Home and Its Dislocations in Nineteenth-Century France, ed. Suzanne Nash, Albany, NY:  SUNY Press, 1993

"The In-Visibility of Hadji-Ishmael: Du Camp's 1850 Photographs of Egypt," The Body Imaged, ed. Kathleen Adler & Marcia Pointon, London: Cambridge UP, 1993

The Surrogate Figure: Intercepted Identities in Contemporary Photography,  Woodstock, NY: Center for Photography, 1991. (Reviewed by Vikki Goldberg, New York Times, Sunday, Feb. 9, 1992.)

"In Folio: The Courtiers of Akenaten" (photographs by Bill Barrette), Photographies, no.8. Sept. 1985

"The Incomplete Cameraman" (Alfred Stieglitz), Art in America, Jan. 1984

"Venus and the Stocking Machines" (M.L. Schamberg), Art in America, April 1983

"Artificiality and Artifice: Diane Arbus and Cindy Sherman," Center Quarterly,  Woodstock, NY: Center for Photography, Fall 1982