Scholarly work

As an American Studies scholar, my work engages the fields of African-American History and Culture, Oral History, and Urban History. This page offers a sampling of my scholarship, both academic and public.

“More Involvement from Black Churches Could Increase the Success of Liberal Activism” The Washington Post “Made by History,” Feb. 22, 2022

Alien Soil: Oral Histories of Great Migration Newark (under contract with Rutgers University Press)

“Responsible Relationships in Historical Commemoration”

National Council on History, 2019 // Available here

“Narrative of the Krueger-Scott Mansion Project: Constructing African-American History”

New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017 // Available here

“Over My Dead Body: Louise Epperson and the Battle Against the Medical School”

Newest Americans: Stories from the Global City, 2016 // Available here

“Dear, dear jackass! Don’t you understand that the past is the present; that without what was, nothing is?’” – W.E.B. Du Bois

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