Education and Research


Ph.D. in American Studies, Purdue University  2017                

Dissertation: Radical Manifest Destiny: Mapping Power over Urban Green Space in the Age of Protest, 1968-1988, Defended: October 30, 2017, Deposit date: December 4, 2017


Master of Arts in American Studies, Purdue University  2011

magna cum laude graduate

Thesis: The Men’s Issue: Men’s Countercultural Consciousness-Raising in Mid-Seventies Magazines


Bachelor of Arts, Agnes Scott College, cum laude graduate   2009


International Coursework

East China Normal University in Shanghai, China: Transnational American Studies graduate course – 2010

La Universidad de Murcia in Murcia, Spain: Intensive Spanish language program – 2007


Research and Teaching Fields

Post-1865 U.S. social & cultural history

Postwar U.S. social movements

Urban environment and space in the West

Women’s and gender history

Race and ethnic studies

Critical Pedagogy

Food studies

Visual and material cultural studies

Transnational American history

Media Studies