I am a PhD student in American history at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. I study American religious history, as well as American history in the colonial and antebellum eras. For full academic information, see my curriculum vitae (PDF). You can write to me at
My academic work is primarily on my dissertation, a history of religious conversion and of people crossing religious boundaries in the United States during the nineteenth century. The working title of the dissertation is The Varieties of American Conversion: The Origins of Religious Choice in the United States. Citations and in most cases the full text of my academic publications are available on this site. This page lists articles, book reviews, and talks.
This site hosts a blog on history, religion, and the digital humanities. I contribute regularly to ProfHacker, a blog published by the Chronicle of Higher Education. A list of my posts can be found on the ProfHacker site. I helped organize the 2010 and 2011 meetings of THATCamp New England. I’m also the web editor for the Journal of Southern Religion.
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