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Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Molly Worthen

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Curriculum Vitae


B.A. Case Western Reserve University, 2016
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018
M.A. Thesis: “On the Utility of Antiquity in Early America”

Research Interests

I study the political cultures of early Anglo and Latin America with a focus on civic republicanism, creole nationalism, mass media, citizenship, and the public sphere. My research deals with early American political aesthetics, especially neoclassicism, indigenismo, and pan-Americanism.

Some Notable Publications

“Cato’s Suicide and Civic Martyrdom in Early British and Spanish America,” Age of Revolutions, July 2021

Courses Offered

TA – History of Religion in the United States, History of the United States to 1865, Ancient Greek History, and American History Through Film.