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2009-present   Freelance writer for such publications as The Atlantic, MatterAl-Jazeera America, VoxVICE, The New RepublicSalon,  Pacific Standard, and The Paris Review

2012-2016         Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Texas at Arlington

2007-2012        Andrew Mellon Fellow and Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh

2007-2008       LSAT/GRE/SAT instructor, Kaplan Test Preparation; PMBR question preparer

2005-2007       Student Research Fellow, Valparaiso University School of Law

2005-2007       Law Clerk, Lake County (IN) Superior Court


2012 Ph.D. in History with distinction, University of Pittsburgh

2009 M.A. in History, University of Pittsburgh

2007 J.D. with distinction, Valparaiso University School of Law

2001  B.A. in History with distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Minors:  Journalism and Mass Communications, African-American Studies


American Historical Association

Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (licensed to practice law since November 2007)

Texas Digital Humanities Consortium

Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Education Finance

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association