Associate Professor

Contact Info

Jackson Hall, Room 206
Office phone: 540-568-4673
MSC 2001
58 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

 Professor of history


Ph.D., University of Michigan

Research interests

American Loyalists, reconciliation, and the American Revolution; aging and masculinity, especially in the 18th century; war stories and historical memory

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)

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 Loyalty & Revolution: Essays in Honor of Robert M. Calhoon, co-edited with Joseph S. Moore (under contract to the University of South Carolina Press)

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

 Selected Fellowships

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)

Institute for Southern Studies at the University of South Carolina


Chair, Americanists Committee (History)

Wilson Hall Renovation Committee (History)

IDLS Steering Committee

Teaching for the 21st Century Peer Mentor and

Scholar (university)

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