EducationBA (Art History), Columbia University, 2002
MMAS (Art of War / Military History), U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2016
M.A. (History), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2022
M.A. Thesis: "'Now We Must': How the U.S. Army Learned from Strategic Failure and Managed the Consequences of Institutional Decay during Its Withdrawal from the Vietnam War, 1968-1972," MA Thesis (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2022).
Military innovation, reform, and modernization; the convergence of military culture (and sub-cultures) and national-security policy during periods of transition; grand strategy; the post-Vietnam U.S. military; the late (global) Cold War, especially the long 1970s; historiography.
Some Notable Publications “‘Dealing with Social Change…While Still Preserving Worthwhile Social Values’: The U.S. Army’s Response to Revolutionary Social and Cultural Changes in 1968,” Conference Paper, “National Service, Activism, Reform, and Backlash in America, 1960s-1970s” Panel at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 31 March 2023.
With David Johnson, “An Alternative History of AirLand Battle, Part II,” War on the Rocks (9 August 2022); available on-line here.
With David Johnson, “An Alternative History of AirLand Battle, Part I,” War on the Rocks (4 August 2022); available on-line here.
"'Now We Must': Institutional Culture and the Origins of the U.S. Army’s Post-Vietnam Recovery, Modernization, and Innovation, 1968-1976" Conference Paper, Panel at the Society for Military History, Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, TX, 29 April 2022.
“Learning to Win While Fighting Outnumbered: General Donn A. Starry and the Challenge of Institutional Leadership during a Period of Reform and Modernization,” Military Review (April 2017); available on-line here.
With the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group, Cohort I, “Testing Assumptions about the Role of Land Power in 2030,” (Washington, DC: HQ, Department of the Army, 2013).
With J.M. Matter, T. Takahashi, and D. Goldberg, (Spring, 2002) “Secure, Long-Term Sequestration of CO2 in Basaltic Rocks: Results from Preliminary Field and Laboratory Experiments,” Poster session presented at the Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union; available on-line here.