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Ph.D., American Studies, Yale University, May 2017
M. Phil., American Studies, Yale University, May 2012
M.A., American Studies, Yale University, May 2012
B.A., English and Religion, Dartmouth College, June 2007
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
University of New Hampshire, Paul College of Business and Economics: Lecturer
August 2017 — Present
University of New Hampshire, Paul College of Business and Economics: Adjunct Instructor
August 2016 — June 2017
Lesley University: Adjunct Instructor
August 2015 — August 2016
Weber State University: Adjunct Instructor
January 2013 — June 2015
Fellow at Duke University Center for the History of Political Economy Summer 2017 Summer Institute
Henry F. May Fellowship, Society for US Intellectual History Fall 2015
Yale University Dissertation Fellowship Spring and Fall 2014
Henry S. McNeil Fellow, Yale University 2012-2013
Donald C. Gallup Fellowship in American Literature at the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Library Summer 2012
James Raymond Goodrich Fellow, Yale University 2010-2011
The Common Man: Human Similarity and American Exceptionalism, 1776-1948
(under contract at the University of Pennsylvania Press)
Mapping Midwestern Minds: Essays on the Intellectual History of the Midwest, eds., Jon Lauck, Andrew Seal, Paul Murphy, Gleaves Whitney, Joseph Hogan (in press, Wisconsin Historical Society Press).
Articles in Journals and Edited Collections:
“Cleveland’s Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards and Midwestern Racial Liberalism,” in Mapping Midwestern Minds (forthcoming).
“The Regrowth of American Thought,” Middle West Review 3.2 (Spring 2017), 1-19.
Book Reviews and Essays (selected):
Review of Marc-William Palen, The ‘Conspiracy’ of Free Trade: The Anglo-American Struggle over Empire and Economic Globalisation, 1846-1896. Enterprise & Society 20.2 (June 2019): 523-525.
Review essay of Nancy Isenberg, White Trash and Joan C. Williams, White Working Class. Journal of American Studies 53.1 (February 2019): 280-286.
“How the University Became Neoliberal,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. June 8, 2018. Also online: < https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-University-Became/243622 >
“What a Former Vice President Can Teach Democrats about Racial and Economic Inequality,” The Washington Post, Made by History < https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/06/08/what-a-former-vicepresident-can-teach-democrats-about-racial-and-economic-inequality/ >
Review of David S. Brown, Moderates: The Vital Center of American Politics, From the Founding to Today. In The Chronicle Review. January 22, 2017. Also online: < http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Neglected-Middle-of-US/238929 >
“Freedom from Abstraction.” A review of Jeffrey Engel, ed., The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea and Harvey Kaye, The Fight for the Four Freedoms. Dissent. Fall 2016.
Review of Daniel Immerwahr, Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development. Journal of Politics, Religion, and Ideology. 17.2 (2016): 321-323.
“Saul Bellow: Midwesterner or Chicagoan?” Middle West Review. A review of Zachary Leader, The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964 and Benjamin Taylor, ed., There Is Simply Too Much to Think About: Collected Nonfiction of Saul Bellow. Middle West Review 2.2 (Spring 2016): 207-212.
National and University Service
Assistant Editor, US Intellectual History Blog, September 2018-Present
Faculty Senate, Representative for Economics, May 2018-Present
Member, Committee on Diversity and Inclusion in Paul College, September 2017-May 2018
Editorial Board, Studies in Midwestern History, March 2015-Present
Editorial Board, Middle West Review, April 2014-Present
Conference Planning Committee 2016-2017, Society for US Intellectual History, Ninth Annual Conference, “Histories of Memory, Memories of History,” October 26-29, 2017
Staff Blogger, US Intellectual History Blog, April 2014-Present
Conference Organizer and Session Moderator, February 2012, “On TV”: A Conference on Television at Yale University
Member, Working Group on Globalization and Culture, Yale University 2011-2012