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Dissertation Title

Civilized Animals, Savage Peoples: The Human-Animal Divide in Western Thought


Works in Progress:

Equality and the Rise and Fall of the Students for a Democratic Society, a Reacting to the Past Game

"Advice to My Peers: Happiness Matters in Graduate School!" in Reflections on Academic Lives: Identities, Struggles, and Triumphs in Graduate School and Beyond, eds. Staci Zavattaro and Shannon Orr (New York: Palgrave Macmillan) Forthcoming 2017. 

Content Editor, The Mexican Revolution, a Reacting to the Past Game

Developmental Editor, Kansas, 1999: Evolution or Creationism, a Reacting to the Past Game

Book reviews for H-net H-USA: Susan Nance's Entertaining Elephants: Animal Agency and the Business of the American Circus; Amit Prasad's Imperial Technoscience: Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India; C. Stuart Houston's 36 Steps on the Road Medicare: How Saskatchewan Led the Way

Book review for the Michigan Historical Review:  Martha Aladjem Bloomfield's Hmong Americans in Michigan

Book review for History: Michael Donoghue's Borderlands on the Isthmus: Race, Culture, and the Struggle for the Canal Zone

"Safe Sex Campaigns," and "DeBeers 'A Diamond is Forever' Campaign" in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Advertising and Society. ​

Teaching Assistant Experience 

HST 201: World History to 1500; Dr. Jonathan Truitt, fall 2016

HST 112: Writing Intensive: Struggle for Equality from 1865; Dr. Kathleen Donohue, spring 2016

HST 111: US History to 1865; Dr. Jennifer Green, spring 2012

HST 112: US History since 1865; Dr. Kathleen Donohue, fall 2011

HST 102: Development of Modern Western Civilization; Dr. Eric Johnson, and Dr. Ben Weinstein, spring 2010

HST 323: Native American History; Dr. Benjamin Ramirez-shkwegnaabi, fall 2009

HST 112: US History since 1865; Dr. Mitchell Hall, spring 2009​​

Research and Teaching Interests

Modern Transnational Western history with a focus on social and political thought, Global History, the history of ideas, science and medicine, the formation of ideas about race, gender, and equality within political movements, scientific thinking and medicine, the history of "radical" ideology with a focus on the global New Left and modern science​


American Historical Association

History of Science Society

The Philosophy of Science Association

Organization of American Historians

British Association for American Studies

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States

North American Conference on British Studies


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