Faculty & Staff Directory
Campus Address: ES 0020B
Phone: (317) 274-7255
Research Associate, The Institute for American Thought, and Assistant Editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers.
Ph.D. Purdue University, 2007 M.A. IU (Indianapolis), 1995 B.A. Earlham College
U.S. Social History (19th-20th Century), Class, Women, Family, Rural Life, Gender, Ohio River Valley, Tobacco Culture. Tudor/Stuart (England) and Medieval France.
Wonder Bread & WASPS: A History of Class in the United States (HIST 421/AMST 303)
The Richard H. Collins Award, Kentucky Historical Society (2010)
The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series IV: Journalism and Other Writings: Volume I: Journalistic and Miscellaneous Writings, Associate Editor, forthcoming (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018); The Frederick Douglass Papers, Series III: Correspondence, Volume II: 1853-1865, Associate Editor, forthcoming (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017); “’Save Our Tobacco’: The End of the Federal Tobacco Program in the Central Ohio River Valley, 1980-2005,” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Spring 2016); “Cole Porter (1891-1964),” the “Efroymson Family” and “James F.D. Lanier (1800-1881),” entries, Indiana’s 200: The People Who Shaped the Character of the Hoosier State, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015); “Tobacco,” entry, Alcohol and Drugs in North America: A Historical Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2013); The 1950s--Evangelism: Telling the Story,” Faith in the City: The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis, 1912-2012 (Indianapolis: IBJ Book Publishing, 2012); “Knowing about the Tobacco: Women, Burley, and Farming in the Central Ohio River Valley” Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Fall 2010); “Searching for Online Government Documents: One Graduate Student’s Experience,” Indiana Libraries (2010); “David Wallace, 1837-1840,” and “Albert G. Porter, 1881-1885,” entries, The Governors of Indiana (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006); “Murders, Mistresses and More: Further Thoughts on the Ancestry of Frances (Baldwin) Townshend-Jones-Williams,” The Virginia Genealogist (April-June 2006); several entries in The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1994), and book reviews in the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society.