“My Top Ten: Ceramic Scholarship that Shapes my Work” in Ceramics in America (2014), ed. Robert Hunter. (Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 2014) “Before the Light Bulb: A Material Culture of Luminosity and Reflection,” in Writing the History of Material Culture” ed. Anne Gerritsen and Giorgio Riello (London: Bloomsbury Publishers, 2015)
“Scottish Merchants: Sorting out the World of Goods in Early America” in Transatlantic Craftmanship: Scotland and the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. Simon Gilmour and Vanessa Habib, eds. (Edinburgh: Society of Scottish Antiquaries, 2013).
“Mirrors” “Ribbons” in “The World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of Material Slave Life in the United States African-American Material Culture, ed. Martha Katz-Hymen and Kim Rice, Greenwood Press, 2010.
“Ribbons of Desire: Gendered Stories in the World of Goods,” in Gender, Taste, and Material Culture in Britain in America in the Long Eighteenth-century, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.
“Tea Tables Overturned: Rituals of Power and Place in Colonial America,” in Furnishing the Eighteenth Century London: Routledge Press 2006.
“Magical, Mythical, Practical and Sublime: the Meanings and Uses of Ceramics in America,” Ceramics in America, vol. 1, no. 1 (2001) 29-46.
“Early Stores,” Lost Virginia: The Vanished Architectural Landscape, ed. Bryan Clark Green, Calder Loth, and William M.S. Rasmussen. 94-97 Charlottesville: Howell Press, 2001. Catalog to accompany exhibition at the Virginia Historical Society.
“Commercial Space as Consumption Arena: Retail Stores in Early Virginia,” Sally McMurry and Annmarie Adams, People, Power, Places: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture VIII Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000.
"Frontier Boys and Country Cousins: The Context for Choice in Eighteenth-Century Consumerism," Historical Archaeology and the Study of American Culture, 71-102, ed. LuAnn DeCunzo and Bernard Herman. Wilmington: Winterthur Museum, 1996.
"Common People and the Local Store," Common People and their Material World, Special Publication, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA 1995.
With George L. Miller and Nancy S. Dickinson, "Changing Consumption Patterns: English Ceramics and the American Market, a Case Study," Everyday Life in the Early Republic, 1789-1820. 219-249. New York: W.W. Norton, 1994.
“Fashionable Sugar Dishes, Latest Fashion Wares’: The Creamware Revolution in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake," The Historic Archaeology of the Chesapeake, 169-188, ed. Paul Shackle and Barbara J. Little. Washington: Smithsonian Museum Press. 1994.
"Makers, Buyers, and Users: Consumerism as a Material Culture Framework," Winterthur Portfolio 28 2/3 (Autumn 1993): 141-157.
"The Role of Pewter as Missing Artifact: Consumer Attitudes Toward Tablewares in Late Eighteenth-Century Virginia," Historical Archaeology, 23 (2) (Fall 1989) 1- 27. Selected for volume of articles reprinted from the journal, in Approaches to Material Culture Research in Historical Archaeology, 248-74, ed. George L. Miller, Olive Jones, Terry Majewski, and Lester Ross. Society for Historical Archaeology Special Publication, 1991.
"Reflecting on Things Past: Archaeology, Material Culture, and the Written Record," History News, Vol 45 (4) (July/August 1990) 17-23.
With George L. Miller, "English Ceramics in America: A Select Annotated Bibliography," Decorative Arts and Household Furnishings Used in America, 1650-1920, 201-219, ed. Kenneth L. Ames and Gerald W.R. Ward. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia for the Winterthur Museum, 1989.
"The World the Slaves and Slaveholders Made," "The Establishment and Development of Public Welfare Institutions," and "Management Plan for York County," Towards a Resource Protection Process: James City County, York County, City of Poquoson, and City of Williamsburg. Marley Brown, et al, Virginia Division of Historic Landmarks, Richmond, VA, 1985.