"The practice of kindness in early modern elite society"
Past and Present, 2011, number 211, pp. 121-58.
Ruth Landes Memorial Fellowship, 2010
Awarded to write a book on emotions and values in early modern England.
"The moral economy of thanking: the culture of gratitude in early modern England"
Part of the panel on "The moral economy of emotions", to be presented at the American Historical Association, Boston, January, 2011.