Ph.D. Fields: American Intellectual History; Modern Political Philosophy; Documentary Film.
Research Areas and Teaching Competencies: Introduction to Historiography; American Intellectual History; The History of American Democracy; The History of Democracy Since Athens; The Enlightenment; The American Presidency; Revolutionary America; The Idea of Race in American Thought; The American Civil War; The Gilded Age and Progressive Era; The Long Civil Rights Movement; Radical American Thought; American Political History; The Religious Right; Western Political Philosophy Since J.S. Mill; Modern American Political Philosophy, 1971 – Present; American Anarchism; Politics and Documentary Film in America.
“The fate of ideologies, empires, and rulers hangs on historical revelations and revisions.”~C. Vann Woodward