Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Campus Affiliation: College of Staten Island
Research Interests: Early American republic, American religious history, antislavery and race
A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy
, Religion in America Series (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
"The First Party Competition and Southern New England's Public Christianity," Journal of the Early Republic 21
(2001): 261-299. Awarded the 2002 Ralph D. Gray prize for best article in vol. 21 of the JER
"'This whole country have their hands full of Blood this day': Transcription and Introduction of an Antislavery Sermon Manuscript Attributed to the Reverend Samuel Hopkins," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society
, 112.1 (June 2004): 29-92.
"Africans in the Quaker Image: Anthony Benezet, African Travel Narratives, and Revolutionary-Era Antislavery," Journal of Early Modern History
, 10:1-2 (2006): 95-130.
"With a Little Help from the Friends: The Quaker and Tactical Contexts of Anthony Benezet's Abolitionist Publishing." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
135.1 (2011): 33-71.
“America Religiously Eclectic and Secular,” in Christian America? Perspectives on Our Religious Heritage
, edited by Daryl C. Cornett (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2011), 101-148.