PhD, Yale University (2012)
BA, Cornell University (2002)
Urban history; media history; the Gilded Age and Progressive era; consumer culture.
“Making Metropolitans: Newspapers and the Urbanization of Americans, 1880-1930”
“Changing Strategies for Child Welfare, Enduring Beliefs About Childhood: The Fresh Air Fund,
1877-1926,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2012): 27-70.
- Gilder-Lehrman Fellowship, 2012-2013
- Theron Rockwell Field Prize, Yale University, 2012
George Washington Egleston Historical Prize, Yale University, 2012
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellowship, Chicago, 2010-2011
John Morton Blum Fellowship, Yale University, 2010
James P. Danky Fellowship at the Center for the Study of Print Culture in ModernAmerica, 2009-2010
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2005-2006