- PhD, Yale University, 2007
- MPhil, Yale University, 2003
- MA, Yale University, 2001
German Expansionism, Imperial Liberalism, and the United States, 1776-1945 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
“The Myth of the Pro-Colonialist SPD: German Social Democracy and Imperialism before the First World War,” Central European History, Volume 45, Number 34 (September 1, 2012).
“From the American Frontier to German South-West Africa: German Colonialism, Indians, and American Westward Expansion,” Modern Intellectual History, Volume 7, No. 3 (2010), pp. 523–552.
Awards and Service:
Haag Faculty Grant, Department of History and Religious Studies, Pennsylvania State University (2012)
Africana Research Center Faculty Grant, Pennsylvania State University (2010)
Bernadotte E. Schmmitt Research Fellowship, American Historical Association (2009)
Beinecke Collection of Manuscripts & Archives Research Fellowship (2005)