Professor of History
Quick Hits: Teaching with Digital Humanities, Lead General Editor, contracted with Indiana University Press. (Anticipated publication date is May 2020)
[Invited] Mobile Mapping Application and its Potential for Faculty Collaboration and Undergraduate Student Learning” [with Joseph Ferrandino and Faedah Totah], Revue de l'ILCEA4 [Forthcoming, January 2020]
"Teaching and Learning Centers Serve all Faculty," [with Gail Rathbun], Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers: Successful Strategies from Award-Winning Teachers (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015), 103-104.
“From Mr. Lincoln to Abraham Lincoln, from the Personal to the Historical: Google’s Ngram Viewer as a Research Tool,” For the People: A Newsletter of the Abraham Lincoln Association 17, no. 1 (Spring 2015), 6-8.
“Minding the Realm: William Least Heat-Moon and the Blue Highways of Public Memory,” South Shore Journal, Vol. 5 (2013), 203-209.
“The Gentle Power of Opinion: The Federalist Campaign against the Massachusetts Constitutional Society,” Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians 19 (April 2011), 12-51.
“An American Founder’s Dream: Using Benjamin Rush’s Subconscious as an Introduction to the Study of History,” Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 34, no. 1 (Spring 2009), 11-16.
"Rites of Passage: Postal Petitioning as a Tool of Governance in the Age of Federalism," [with Richard R. John], The House and Senate in the 1790s: Petitioning, Lobbying, and Institutional Development, eds. Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald R. Kennon. (Miami, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2002), 100-138.
"'That Eye Is Now Dim and Closed For Ever': The Purported Image of Mary K. Goddard,"Maryland Historical Magazine, 96, no. 2 (Summer 2001), 221-225.
"Mary K. Goddard: A Classical Republican in a Revolutionary Age," Maryland Historical Magazine, 96, no. 1 (Spring 2001), 5-27.
“The ‘Goddard Broadside’: Mary K. Goddard’s Printing of the Declaration of Independence,” Maryland Historical Society News (Fall 2011), 26-27.
“The Primary Documents of John Hancock,” Milestone Documents of American Leaders: Exploring the Primary Sources of Notable Americans. Vol. 2. Eds. Paul Finkelman and James Percoco (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2009), 932-949.
“The College’s Honorable Presence in the Pacific Theater during World War II,” Mac News: The Alumni Magazine of MacMurray College 26, no. 2 (Summer 2006), 28-29.
Newspaper, Newsletter, and Encyclopedia Articles
“College is a place of self-discovery and reinvention,” Diverse Issues in Higher Education, June 2, 2019.
“Lincoln Returns to New Hampshire,” [with Robert Young], For the People: A Newsletter of the Abraham Lincoln Association, 18, No. 3 (Fall 2016), 5.
“Rip Van Winkle returns to the rink, discovers a revolution,” Let’s Play Hockey (Eden Prairie, Minn.), Vol. 44, No. 24, (March 17, 2016), 4.
“Charles Carroll,” “Fraunces’ Tavern,” and “Liberty Incident,” Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: A Political, Social, and Military History. Eds. Gregory FremontBarnes and Richard A. Ryerson (Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2006).
“Love, humanity resonate in slavery’s story,” Journal-Courier (Jacksonville, Ill.), February 15, 2004.