Personal Statement:

My primary research interests are in 20th century U.S. social policy and rural poverty.

Awards & Professional Activities:

Atherton Prize for best MA thesis on a topic in Missouri history in 2014. “Family Matters: Caseworkers, Masculinity, and Homelessness in St. Louis, 1925-1940”

Prize for best graduate student paper on labor history in 2015, awarded by the New York Labor History Association. “Fighting Poverty in the Fields: Legal Services and the War on Poverty in Rural California”