• Lecturer in History & Core Cultures

    Morton Hall, 018
    (434) 223-7058



B.A., The College of William & Mary;
M.A.Ed. The College of William & Mary;
M.A. University of Richmond;
PhD., University of Georgia.

Teaching & Research Interests

Early America 
American Revolution 
Maritime History 
War & Society 
Pirates & Privateers
Early Republic


The Untold War at Sea: America’s Revolutionary Privateers. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2022. 

““History, Sir, Will Tell Lies As Usual”: Founders, Patriots, and The War for Independence on Film,” in Martial Cultures, Silver Screen: War Movies and the Construction of American Identity, Matthew C. Hulbert and Matthew E. Stanley, eds. Baton Rouge: University of Louisiana Press, 2020. 

Exploring the High Seas of the Revolution: Privateers in the First-Half Survey,” in The Panorama: Expansive Views from The Journal of the Early Republic, August 12, 2019.

Honors & Awards

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Travel Award, Texas A&M University—Kingsville

Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Georgia