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Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Molly Worthen

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B.A. Spring Arbor University, 2015
M.A. University of Chicago, 2018

Research Interests

I study conservative Protestant social movements in the twentieth century United States. My current research is focused on evangelical media networks after World War II, and I am interested in exploring how media organizations constructed an evangelical identity through publications, broadcasts, and advertisements.

Some Notable Publications

Surviving the “Sexplosion”: Christianity Today and Evangelical Sexual Ethics in the Long 1960s

Courses Offered

The Social History of Popular Music in Twentieth Century America (TA)
North Carolina History to 1865 (TA)
Sport and American History (TA)
The World Since 1945 (TA)
America in the 1970s (TA)