Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae

November 2017


The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY

Ph.D. Student, anticipated completion 2021

Advisor: Professor James Oakes


Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in American Studies, 2016

Magna Cum Laude

Advisor: Professor Scott Gac



Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY

Teaching Fellow, 2017-present



Book Reviews

“The Dark Side of the American Revolution: A Review of Robert Parkinson’s The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution,” GC Advocate Vol. 28 No. 2, pp. 36-39, December 2016 

Online Publications

“‘Domestic Insurrections Amongst Us’: A Critical Historiography of Slave Flight in the American Revolution,” Activist History Review, July 2017




Pi Gamma Mu Scholarship, 2017

Colonial Dames of America Fellowship, 2017

The Graduate Center, CUNY

Graduate Fellowship, 2016-2021

University Fellowship, 2017

Conference Presentation Support for Ph.D. Students, 2016

Trinity College

D.G. Brinton Thompson Prize for Best Thesis in American History, 2016

American Studies Prize for Best Thesis, 2016

Phi Beta Kappa, 2016

Pi Gamma Mu, 2016

President’s Fellow in American Studies, Trinity College, 2016

Rosamond M. Mancall Prize, 2015



Papers Presented

FORTHCOMING: “Popular Non-enforcement of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law in Northern Communities, 1850-1860” Organization of American Historians Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA, April 12-14, 2018, Endorsed by the Society for United States Intellectual History

“Non-enforcement of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law in the Rural North, 1850-1861,” CUNY Graduate Center History Program Annual Conference, New York, NY, March 24, 2017

“‘Every Effort and Sacrifice:’ Reverend James W. C. Pennington and Community Improvement Activism in Hartford’s African American Community, 1840-1841,” Association for the Study of Connecticut History Annual Fall Conference, New Haven, CT, November 5, 2016


Panel Chair, “Interactions and Reactions in Abolition Movements” CUNY Early American Republic Seminar Graduate Student Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 12, 2017



Instructor of Record

Queens College, CUNY

  • Survey of American History, 1607-1865 (1 section, 2017)

Teaching Assistant

Trinity College

  • Born in Blood: Violence and the Making of America, (1 section, 2015)
  • American Slavery in Society and Culture, (1 section, 2014)



Research Assistant for Professor James Oakes, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2016-2017

Research Assistant for Professor Scott Gac, Trinity College, 2014-2015

Researcher, Norwalk Historical Society, Norwalk, CT, 2014



The Graduate Center, CUNY

Co-chair, Early American Republic Seminar, 2017-2018

Co-chair (elected), Election Committee, 2017-2018

Trinity College

Writing Center Tutor, 2014-2016

Student Admissions Associate, 2015-2016

Editor, The Trinity Papers, 2016



Antislavery History

History of American Slavery

History of Slave Flight in America

Civil War History

Law and Society in Early America



Omohundro Institute (2017-present)

Organization of American Historians (2017-present)

CUNY Early American Republic Seminar (2016-present)

Professional Staff Congress/CUNY (2016-present)

Phi Beta Kappa (2016-present)

Pi Gamma Mu (2016-present)



Available Upon Request