Major Field: United States History
Other Fields: Native American History, Public History
Adviser: James L. Leloudis
MA North Carolina State University, 2003
PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
Dissertation: “Staging a New America: The Federal Theatre Project in North Carolina”
University historian and Project Manager for Task Force on UNC-Chapel Hill History
Early twentieth century U.S. cultural and social history; especially amateur and community arts, higher education and university extension programs. My book, The South as a Folk Play: Cultural Expression and University Extension in the New South, will be published by Lexington Books in 2017.