University of Illinois at Chicago
History, Ph.D., 2008
“Liquid Capital: Making the Chicago Waterfront” (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018).
Winner of 2018 Superior Achievement Award, Illinois State Historical Society
Honorable Mention in 2019 Jon Gjerde Prize competition, Midwest History Association
Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters:
“Blood on the Tracks: Accidental Death and the Built Environment,” in City of Lake and Prairie: Chicago’s Environmental History, eds. William C. Barnett, Kathleen A. Brosnan, and Ann Durkin Keating (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020).
“Bionic Ballplayers: Risk, Profit, and the Body as Commodity, 1964-2007,” (co-authored with Sarah Rose) LABOR: Studies in the Working-Class History of the Americas 11 (Spring 2014): 47-75.
Winner of 2016 biennial “Best Article Prize,” Labor and Working Class History Association
“The Creative Destruction of the Chicago River Harbor: Spatial and Environmental Dimensions of Industrial Capitalism, 1881-1909,” Enterprise and Society: The International Journal of Business History 13 (June 2012): 235-275.
“The Lakefront’s Last Frontier: The Turnerian Mythology of Streeterville, 1886-1961,” The Journal of Illinois History 9 (Fall 2006): 201-214.
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