Online Essays

  • “The Problem with Democracy? Letting Everyone Do It,” review of Against Democracy by Jason Brennan (2016), The Mises Institute (Dec. 2019) — link
  • “Vengeance is Mine, Says the Lord,” The Libertarian Christian Institute (Sep. 2019) — link
  • “How Public Schools Suffer From the Tragedy of the Commons,” The Foundation for Economic Education (Feb. 2019) — link
  • “The Perfect Amount of Government,” The Libertarian Institute (Jan. 2019) — link
  • “Get Out the Vote!,” The Libertarian Institute (Oct. 2018) — link
  • “Slavery and Submission in the Bible: A Case for an Update,” The Libertarian Christian Institute (Oct. 2018) — link part 1 // link part 2
  • “The Cost of Politics,” The Libertarian Institute (Aug. 2018) — link
  • “Is the Cause of Freedom Still Making Progress?,” review of Freedom’s Progress: A History of Political Thought by Gerard Casey (2017), The Mises Institute (August 2018) — link

Peer-Reviewed Articles, Conference Lectures, and Unpublished Academic Papers

  • “Cultural Libertarianism and the Judeo-Christian Tradition in Murray Rothbard, Bob Dylan, and Woody Allen,” The Christian Libertarian Review vol. 3 (2020): 19-58. — link to individual article // link to complete issue
  • “State Parks of Texas,” online exhibit for easttexashistory.org, a digital history project sponsored by Sam Houston State University (Spring 2015) — link
  • “How Property Rights Solve the Problem of Confederate Monuments,” presented at the R.A.W. Graduate Conference, University of Texas-Dallas, Richardson, Texas (Feb. 2020) — link
  • “Insane Tongues of War Talk: Bob Dylan and the 1960s Antiwar Movement,” presented at the 10th Annual Texas A&M History Conference, College Station, Texas. (April 2019) — link
  • “Interloping Presentist: C. Vann Woodward and The Strange Career Of Jim Crow in Retrospect” — link
  • “On the Origin of Social Darwinism, With a Brief Survey of Select Texts from Spencer, Darwin, Huxley, and Sumner” — link
  • “Reviving Progressivism: A Reconsideration of the Way Historians Think About the Progressive Era” — link
  • “Killers of That Noble Dream: History, Memory, and the Many Souths of Southern Studies” — link
  • “A Regime of Discourses: Or, How Portnoy Talks Too Much, According to Foucault” — link
  • “The Fluidity of Film Noir: Woody Allen’s Hybridized Tributes” — link
  • “‘Sometime’s I’ll Start a Sentence and I Don’t Even Know Where it’s Going’: The (R)evolution of Mockumentary in NBC’s The Office” — link
  • Film Review: In the Year of the Pig, directed by Emile de Antonio (1969) — link