Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Benjamin Waterhouse

Graduate Email: jatait@live.unc.edu
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Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A. The University of Canterbury (2011)
M.A. The University of Canterbury (2013)
M.A. Thesis: “The Right, With Lincoln: Conservative Intellectuals Interpret Lincoln, c. 1945-1989”

Research Interests

My dissertation is entitled Conservatism and the American Political Tradition. It analyzes conservative efforts to construct historical narratives about the American past. My broader research interests are 20th century conservatism, the American right, right-wing intellectual and political history and new trends in right-wing thought.

Some Notable Publications

“Mencius Moldbug and the Reactionary Enlightenment” in Key Thinkers of the Radical Right, (Oxford University Press, 2019)

Recent Public Engagements

Courses Offered

  • Teaching Fellow: HIST 140: The World Since 1945
  • Teaching Fellow: HIST 128: American History Since 1865