Field & Specialties
20th Century US History
History of the American South
American Religious History
B.A. Yale University (2014), Distinction in History, cum laude
“Methodists and Lynching: Racial Violence and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1880-1930,” Methodist Review: A Journal of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies 7 (2015): 21-43.
“From Rib to Robe: Women’s Ordination in The United Methodist Church,” Methodist History Journal 53, no. 3 (April 2015): 162-172.
“Reds, Rosaries, and Revolutionary Governments: Church-State Relations in Cuba and Nicaragua in the Aftermath of Revolution,” Yale Historical Review 2 (Spring 2013): 58-71.
My current project examines the Civil Rights Movement as religious history.
Awards & Honors
2017: Filson Fellowship, The Filson Historical Society
2017: Summer Research Funding, University of Virginia History Department
2017: Travel-To-Collections Grant, Smith College
2016: Elmer L. Anderson Research Scholarship Award, University of Minnesota
2015: Women in United Methodist History Writing Award, Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church
2014: Andrew D. White Senior Essay Prize, Yale History Department
2014: Barbara Wertheimer Prize, New York Labor History Association
2013: Richter Summer Award, Yale College
Teaching Assistant: 2017: AMST 2001, Introduction to American Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Co-taught: 2015: REL 335, History of American Methodism, Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO