- Laura L. Lovett and Rachel Jessica Daniel, Editors, “It’s Our Movement Now”: Black Women’s Politics and the 1977 National Women’s Conference. (University of Massachusetts Press, In review).
- With Her Fist Raised: The Life of Dorothy Pitman Hughes (In Progress).
- Laura L. Lovett, ““Transnational Childhoods: Linking Global Production, Local Consumption, and Feminist Resistance” in Transnational Feminist Itineraries, Ashwini Tambe and Millie Thayer, Editors. (Duke University Press, In Review).
- Michael R. Dietrich and Laura L. Lovett, “From New Alchemy To Living Machines: John Todd’s Dreams of Bioremediation,” Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences. Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich, Editors. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming 2018), 162-175.
- Laura L. Lovett, “Sex and the Survey: A New Way of Teaching Global History,” Perspectives on History: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association (2016).
- Laura L. Lovett, “Free to Be … You and Me: Revisiting a Feminist Classic,” Women’s Studies Quarterly 43 (2015): 273-276.
- Laura L. Lovett and Karen Sanchez-Eppler, "Now We Are Six," Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 6.3 (2013), 1-3.
- “’Our Community Helpers’ and the American Feminist Struggle Against Stereotypes,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 5:3 (2012), 354-357.
- "Child's Play: From Feminist Toys to ‘Free Children’," in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children’s Classic and the Difference It Made. Lori Rotskoff and Laura L. Lovett, Editors (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
- Lori Rotskoff and Laura L. Lovett, “The Songs, Stories, and Skits of Free to Be ... You and Me: A Content Overview,” in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children’s Classic and the Difference It Made, Lori Rotskoff and Laura L. Lovett, Editors. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
- “Fighting the Legacies of American Eugenics,” Collective Voices: Sistersong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective (Summer 2011), 35.
- "Pronatalism,” Encyclopedia of Motherhood. Andrea O’Reilly and J. Geoffrey Golson, Editors (New York, NY: SAGE, 2010), 1028-1029.
- "Family,” Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Susan Burch, Editor (New York, NY: Facts on File, 2009).
- "Age: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth. 1 (2008), 89-90.
- "'Fitter Families for Future Firesides': Florence Sherbon and Popular Eugenics," The Public Historian 29 (2007), 69-85.
- "The Popeye Principle: Selling Child Health in the First Nutrition Crisis,”Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law 30 (2005) 803-838.
- ""Rooted in the Soil': Family Ideals, Land Reclamation and Irrigation Resettlement as Welfare in the United States, 1897-1933", in Families of a New World: Familialism and the Process of State-Making. Lynne Haney and Lisa Pollard, editors. New York, NY: Routledge, 2003, pp. 85-98.
- "Land Reclamation as Family Reclamation: The Family Ideal in George Maxwell's Reclamation and Resettlement Campaigns, 1897-1933," Social Politics 7 (2000), 80-100.
- "'African and Cherokee By Choice': Race and Resistance Under Legalized Segregation," American Indian Quarterly 22 (1998), 203-229.
- Excerpted as “Invoking Ancestors,” in The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States, Second Edition, Joan Ferrante and Prince Brown, Jr., editors. New York, NY: Prentice Hall, 2001, pp. 198-203.
- Reprinted as "'African and Cherokee By Choice': Race and Resistance Under Legalized Segregation," in Confounding the Color Line: the Indian-Black experience in North America, James Brooks, editor. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2002, pp. 192-222.
Public Engagement and Editorials“Opinion: Female Mass Shooter Can Teach Us About Adam Lanza,” Special Column to CNN.com, December 21, 2012.
- Lori Rotskoff and Laura Lovett, "When We Were Free to Be ... Revisiting a Children's Classic on Its 40th Anniversary," Guest Column for the Huffington Post, December 5, 2012.
- “Malice Toward Women an Ugly Core of Student Rowdyism,” Guest Column for The Hampshire Gazette, September 24, 2012.
- Essay Review of “Marjorie Spruill, Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics and Stacie Taranto, Kitchen Table Politics,” Signs (Forthcoming).
- Review of “Joel P. Rhodes, Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee: The Sixties in the Lives of American Children,” Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 11 (2018), 275-277.
- Review of “Brooke Speer Orr, The ‘People’s Joan of Arc’: Mary Elizabeth Lease, Gendered Politics, and Populist Party Poitics in Gilded-Age America,” Canadian Journal of History (forthcoming 2017).
- Review of "Derek S. Hoff, The State and the Stork: The Population Debate and Policy Making in U.S. History," The American Historical Review 119 (2014), 213-214.
- "The Rhetoric of Family in US Politics: Review of Natasha Zaretsky's No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980," Tikkun (2011).
- "Review of Rebecca Kluchin, Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in the America, 1950-1980,” The American Historical Review 116 (2011), 840-841.
- "Review of Mark Largent, Breeding Contempt: The History of Coerced Sterilization in the United States,” The American Historical Review 114 (2009), 776-777.
- “Review of Nancy Ordover, American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism,” Isis 96 (2005), 150-151.
- "Review of Stephen Selden, Inheriting Shame: The Story of Eugenics and Racism in America,” Isis 92 (2000), 243-244.
Articles and Chapters
Reviews of Conceiving the Future
Holly Allen, H-Amstdy (November 2007). http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=13803
Rebecca Edwards, Kansas History (2007) 30 (3)
Nancy Folbre, Population and Development Review. 33, No. 4 (Dec., 2007), pp. 827-82.
Jennifer Fronc, “Pronatalism, “Positive Eugenics,” and Social Reform,” Reviews in American History (2007) 35 (4), 630-635.
Susan Currell, The Journal of American History (2007) 94 (3): 950-951.
The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (2007) 105, 517–19
Brooke Speer Orr, The New England Quarterly 81, No. 1 (Mar., 2008), pp. 140-142.
Pablo Mitchell, Gender and History (2008) 20 (1), 193-194.
Alexandra Minna Stern, Isis 99, No. 2 (June 2008), pp. 431-432.
E. S. Watkins, The Journal of Interdisciplinary History (2008) 39 (1), 144-145.
Lynne Curry, Social History, 33:4 (2009)
Elizabeth Bennion, Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy (2009) 30 (1), 95-96.
Andrea Kay Ryan, Rural Sociology (2009) 74 (1), 144-146.
Wendy Kline, Journal of Social History, (2009) 42 (2), pp. 1055-1056.
Cecelia Benoit, “Historical Linkages between Reproduction, Pronatalism, and Professional Institutions in North America,” Journal of Women’s History (2010) 22 (3), 224-234.
Reviews of When We Were Free to Be
Emily W. Kane, "Gendered Childhoods in the Late Twentieth Century," H-Net Reviews. http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=39732
Kirsten Pike, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 7 (2014), 174-176.
Bradford W. Wright, Women's Studies 42 (2013), 470-474.