Reviews

Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West, by Frank Van Nuys. Forthcoming in Kansas History.

The Civil War Years in Utah: The Kingdom of God and the Territory that Did Not Fight, by John Gary Maxwell.  Forthcoming in Nebraska History.

Patient Expectations: How Economics, Religion, and Malpractice Shaped Therapeutics in Early America, by Catherine L. Thompson. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 72, no. 3 (July 2017): 352-354.

Winter’s Bone, directed by Debra Granik. Roadside Attractions. Middle West Review 3, no. 1 (Fall 2016): 201–203.

Professional Service

Social Promoter and Program Facilitator, Crossroads of Conflict: Contested Visions of Freedom during the Kansas and Missouri Border Wars, Teaching with American Landmarks Grant, NEH, 2017

Presenter, Preparing Future Faculty Seminar on Technology and Online Education, University of Missouri-Kansas City, October 12, 2016

Participant, Oral History Workshop, Interpretive Center of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, September 29, 2016

Judge, National History Day – Missouri, The State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, April 30, 2016

Digital Media Assistant, Wide Open Town: Kansas City During the Pendergast Era, The Truman Forum at the Kansas City Public Library, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, April 1–2, 2016

Social and Behavioral Sciences Representative, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Student Council Executive Committee, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2014–15

Conference Volunteer, Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, America’s Center and Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, MO, April 16–19, 2015

Panelist, Round Table Discussion on History Outside of the Classroom, sponsored by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta, University of Missouri-Kansas City, April 10, 2015

Judge, National History Day – Greater Kansas City Region, The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, February 28, 2015

President, History Graduate Student Association, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2013–2015

Conference Director, 2014 History / Humanities Graduate Research Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City, May 10, 2014

Treasurer, History Graduate Student Association, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Spring 2013

Conference Coordinator, Mid-America Medieval Association Annual Conference XXXVII, University of Missouri-Kansas City, April 21, 2013

Conference Coordinator, 50th Annual Midwest Medieval History Conference, University of Missouri-Kansas City, October 28, 2011

Professional Affiliations

American Association for the History of Medicine

The Midwestern History Association

National Council on Public History

The Online Learning Commission

Organization of American Historians

The State Historical Society of Missouri