PhD -- History -- Northwestern University (2006)

- Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in United States Labor and Working-Class History, Labor and Working-Class History Association, 2008:

- Labor History Prize for the Best Dissertation in Labor and Working-Class History, 2006

- Finalist, C. Vann Woodward Prize for the Best Dissertation in Southern History, Southern Historical Association, 2006

MA -- History -- Northwestern University (2001) 

BA -- History -- Missouri Southern State University (2000)


Senior Lecturer in American History

Director, Marcus Cunliffe Centre for the Study of the American South