324 Bachelor Hall
513 529 5945
- Assistant Professor
- Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
- M.A., University of Texas at Austin
- B.A., University of Chicago
- U.S. literature before 1900
- Literature of the U.S. abolitionist movement
- Travel and geographic writing
- Hemispheric American Studies
- The Transcendentalist Tradition
- American Abolitionist Geographies (University of Minnesota Press, in press).
- Abolitionist Places, ed. and intro. with Jared Hickman (Routledge, 2013).
- "Violent Places: Three Years in Europe and the Question of William Wells Brown's Cosmopolitanism," ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 58.1 (Summer 2012).
- "Emerson's Doctrine of Hatred," Arizona Quarterly 63.2 (Summer 2007), 1-26.
- "White Flight: Maroon Communities and the Geography of Antislavery in Higginson and Stowe," in Martin Braner and Hsuan L. Hsu, eds., American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production, 1600-1900 (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007), 259-278.
- NEH Summer Institute, "Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau and Fuller."
- Society Fellow, Cornell Society for the Humanities (2009-10)
- NEH Long-Term Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Library Company of Philadelphia (2009-10, declined)
- Junior Faculty Nominee, NEH Summer Stipends, Miami University (2007, 2008)
- Assigned Research Appointment, Miami University (Fall 2007)
- Summer Research Appointment, Miami University (Summer 2007)
- Peterson Fellow, American Antiquarian Society (July 2006)