Public Scholarship

“Searching for Betsy DeVos,”¬†Faculty Voice, University of Maryland (2017)

The Every Student Succeeds Act: Challenges and Possibilities, Maryland Equity Project (2017)

“School Vandalism and American Democracy,” Process History (Organization of American Historians), March 30, 2017

“Who Counts as an Educated Voter?” History News Network, December 5, 2016

Interview with “New Books in History,” August 25, 2016.

Interview with “College News,” University of Maryland College of Education, August 24, 2016.

“Why We Don’t Care About Rural Schools–And Why We Should,” History News Network, July 10, 2016.

“One-Room Schoolhouses and the Search for a Democratic Past,” Joseph and Edith Vogel Lecture (Ohio Wesleyan University), February 29, 2016.

“The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy,” Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series (Haverford College), February 17, 2016.

“Finding a Friend,” The Transcript (Ohio Wesleyan University), March 25, 2015.

¬†“The Horror-Show of History,” Intellectual History Blog, February 4, 2014.

“Irony, Engagement, and the New Yorker,” Intellectual History Blog, July 24, 2012.