Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Kathleen A. DuVal

Graduate Email:

Curriculum Vitae


BA University of Central Arkansas, 2012
MA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014

Research Interests

My dissertation, "Paawaariihusu': Travel in the Central Great Plains," focuses on indigenous and European travelers in the eighteenth-century plains of what is now Kansas and Nebraska.

Courses Offered


  • HIST 127: American History to 1865
  • HIST 231: Native American History: The East

Teaching Assistant

  • HIST 125: Social History of American Popular Music
  • HIST 127: American History to 1865
  • HIST 561: The American Colonial Experience (grader/writing coach)
  • HIST 351: Global History of Warfare
  • HIST 120: Sport in American History