Associate Professor

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Ph.D., University of Michigan

Teaching areas

Colonial America, American Revolution, consumerism, cultural history

 Selected publications and projects

 From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists (University of South Carolina Press, 2016)

  • Winner of the 2016 George C. Rogers Jr. Award

  • Named to the Journal of the American Revolution’s 100 Best Books on the American Revolution list

The Consequences of Loyalism: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Calhoon, co-edited with Joseph S. Moore (University of South Carolina Press, January 2019)

 Did the Founding Fathers Live Too Long? Old Men and the American Revolution (book manuscript in progress)

 Selected Fellowships

Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies (Monticello)

Andrew W. Mellon, Virginia Historical Society

Andrew W. Mellon, Massachusetts Historical Society

Yale University Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

David Library of the American Revolution (twice)


Chair, Americanists Committee (History)

Teaching for the 21st Century Peer Mentor and Scholar (university)

2019 Commemoration Committee at JMU

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