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PhD Candidate at the University of Southern California
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19th century American West, history of emotions, fear, settler colonialism, religious studies, American religion, history of the senses, environmental history
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About Me
Recent Publications

“Hamlin Garland’s ‘Mad Quest’ for the Buried Crosses,” Journal of Alta California (Summer 2021),

“Ash Cake and Buffalo Steak: Nat Love’s Pilgrimage from Tennessee Slavery to Plains Freedom in the American West,” Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West Blog (February 2022),

“Astral Projections of Hamlin Garland’s Southern California and the Ghosts of the Spanish Fantasy Past,” Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West Blog (August 2020)


Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Environment, Family, Indigenous Peoples, Local & Regional, Migration & Immigration, Religion