Support History through:
Jacksonian America (1815-1850), Southern Frontier (1660-1860), U.S. Constitutional and Legal History (to 1877), Early Republic (1781-1815), Era of Good Feelings (1815-1828), U. S.-Seminole Relations (1763-1858), Federalists vs. Antifederalists, Historic and Heritage Preservation.
Jacksonian Era, Early Republic, Southern Frontier, Antebellum Political Economy, U.S. Constitutional and Legal History
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2001; M.A., Southwest Missouri State University, 1996; B.A., Drury College, 1990.
Awards and Honors
The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012).
Editor. America’s Hundred Years’ War: U. S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 1763-1858 (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011).
The Invincible Duff Green: Whig of the West (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006).
“The Origins of the Monroe Doctrine Revisited: The Madison Administration, the West Florida Revolt, and the No Transfer Policy.” Florida Historical Quarterly 90(2)(Fall 2011): 157-92.
“John C. Calhoun and the Creation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: An Essay on Political Rivalry, Ideology, and Policymaking in the Early Republic.” South Carolina Historical Magazine 105(3)(July 2004): 56-83.
“A Founding Missourian: Duff Green and Missouri’s Formative Years, 1816-1825. Part I.” Missouri Historical Review 98(2)(January 2004): 93-114.
“A Founding Missourian: Duff Green and Missouri's Formative Years, 1816-1825. Part II.” Missouri Historical Review 98(3)(April 2004): 177-200.