Thanks for visiting my website. I am a historian of religion in North America, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth century United States.
My dissertation (to be completed in 2017, miserere nobis) examines American Protestant hope in a coming millennial kingdom of God between 1815 and 1845, paying particular attention to questions of race and the formation of historical self-consciousness in the young nation.
I have published a variety of chapters, articles, and reviews, most recently "Secularism, Synthesis, and Antebellum Evangelical Self-Understanding" in a Church History forum and "'Modern Christianity Is Ancient Judaism': Rabbi Gustav Gottheil and the Jewish-American Religious Future, 1873-1903" in Religion and American Culture. My reviews of Tanya Luhrmann's When God Talks Back and Simeon Zahl's book on the pneumatology of Christoph Blumhardt were particularly satisfying to write.
I have taught as an adjunct faculty member at Princeton Theological Seminary (2016, 2017) and Fordham University (2014), and guest lectured in a variety of venues, including Barnard College, Yale Divinity School, and Princeton University. I have also spoken at academic conferences like the AAR, ASCH, and MLA.