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Heather Akou (completed draft under contract), On the Job: A History of American Work Uniforms, London: Bloomsbury Academic.
JoAnn McGregor, Heather Akou, and Nicola Stylianou, eds. (2022), Creating African Fashion Histories: Politics, Museums, and Sartorial Practices, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Heather Akou (2022), “Islamic Fashion,” Routledge Handbook of Islamic Ritual and Practice, ed. Oliver Leaman, New York: Routledge, pp. 314-324.
Heather Akou (2022), “Beyond Listening: Systemic Transformation in Fashion Studies and Fashion Collections,” African Arts, 55(2): pp. 6-7.
Heather Akou (2021), ‘Playing Pocahontas: Secret Society Regalia for Women in the United States, 1900-1950,’ The Journal of Dress History, 5(5): pp. 8-42
Heather Akou (2021), 'Telling History through Costumes,’ The Art of the Character: Highlights from the Glenn Close Costume Collection, London: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers, pp. 55-63.
Heather Akou (2020), “Food-Service Uniforms and the Symbolism(s) of Wearing a Mask,” Clothing Cultures, 7(2): pp. 147-163.
Heather Akou (2020), ‘Prison Uniforms on the Outside: Intersections with US Popular Culture,’ Fashion, Style & Popular Culture, 7(4): pp. 473-499.
Heather Akou (2020), ‘Freedom of Speech: A Recent History of Political T-shirts in the United States, Clothing Cultures, special issue on ‘Dress During Times of Unrest,’ 6(2): pp. 179-198.