|Title:||Associate Professor of History|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 211|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2290|
|Degrees Held:||Ph.D. University of California, Davis
M.A. University of California, Davis
B.A. Oberlin College
American History to 1877
Themes in Modern History
Civil War and Reconstruction
Historical Research Methods
American Colonial Experience
History and Culture of the Hudson River Valley
Sex, Death, and Disease in America
Honors Seminar (Hudson River Valley Studies)
Radicals and Reformers in Nineteenth-Century America
|Interests:||Social history of the United States
|Publications:||"Rural Experience and the Development of the Middle Class: the Power of Culture and Tangible Improvements," American Nineteenth Century History 8 (March, 2007), 1-25.
"The Rural Newspaper and the Circulation of Information and Culture in New York and the Antebellum North," New York History 88 (Spring, 2007), 133-151.
"'In the Midst of Life We Are in Death': Affliction and the Practice of Religion in Antebellum America," in Mortal Remains: Images and Attitudes toward Death in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003).
|Affiliations:||American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
New York State Historical Association