2011 Ph.D., American Studies, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University
2000 B.A., American Culture, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
2013-2015 John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center, Haverford College
- Social Justice Traditions: 1960s to Occupy Wall Street
- Anarchisms: Old and New
2012-2013 American Studies Program, Williams College
- Worker's Stories, Worker's Lives: Narrative Approaches to U.S. Labor Studies
- Introduction to American Studies
- Neoliberalism: A Key Concept for Our Times
- Theories of U.S. Power
2011-2012 Études Anglophones, Université Stendhal, Grenoble-3 (France)
- Early American History, License (BA)
- Modern American History, License (BA)
- Contemporary American History, License (BA)
- The Black Freedom Movement, MA Research Seminar
- American Urbanism, MA Research Seminar
2008 Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. Center for Labor Education, Empire State College-SUNY
- Paradoxes of American Democracy: Labor and U.S. History, 1492-Present
2006-2010 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University
- Intersections of Race and Gender in U.S. History (Dr. Lisa Duggan)
- Concepts in Social and Cultural Analysis (Dr. Andrew Ross)
- Cultures in Context: The Black Atlantic (Dr. Jennifer Morgan)
- Black Urban Studies (Dr. Nikhil Pal Singh)
- Introduction to Metropolitan Studies (Dr. Neil Brenner)
- Research Methods in Social and Cultural Analysis (Dr. Barbara Hooper)
AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2013 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, Haverford College
2010 Penfield Award in American Studies, New York University
2009 Louis Lerner Memorial Scholarship in American Studies, New York University
2009 Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research, George Washington University
2008 Research Grant, Institute for Anarchist Studies
2003 MacCracken Fellowship, New York University
2016 Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
2011 Oppose and Propose! Lessons from Movement for a New Society. Oakland: AK Press, 2011.
Refereed Journal Articles
2012 "Occupy Wall Street and Consensus Decision Making: Historicizing the Preoccupation with Process." Social Text: Periscope (Winter 2012)
2011 “‘A New Anarchism Emerges, 1940-1954.” The Journal for the Study of Radicalism 5, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 105-132.
2007 "Armbands, Arguments, Op-Eds, and Banner-Drops: Undergraduate Participation in a Graduate Student Strike." Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor 14 (2007).
2012 “White Skin, Black Masks: Anti-Racist Roots of Contemporary Anarchism.” In Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red, ed. Dave Berry, Ruth Kinna, Saku Pinta, and Alex Prichard. London: Palgrave, 2012.
2010 “The Movement for a New Society: Prefiguration, Consensus, and Direct Action.” In The Hidden 1970s: Histories of Radicalism, ed. Dan Berger. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2010.
2008 “Undergraduate Participation in Campus Labor Coalitions: Lessons from the NYU Strike.” In The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Corporate University, ed. Monika Krause, Mary Nolan, Mike Palm, Andrew Ross. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008.
2015 Book review of Richard Bach Jensen, The Battle against Anarchist Terrorism: An International History, 1878-1934. Journal of American History 102, no. 1 (2015): 264-265.
2013 Book review of Chris Crass, Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building. Perspectives on Anarchist Theory 27 (2014): 134-138
2012 Book review of Martin Duberman, A Saving Remnant: The Radical Lives of Dave McReynolds and Barbara Deming. The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics, and Culture 5, no. 1 (June 2012): 139-141.
2012 "The Role Cooperatives Might Play in the Creation of a Solidarity Economy and Participatory Society" Keynote Address, North American Student Cooperative Organization (NASCO) Annual Education and Training Institute, University of Michigan, November 2012
2012 "The Evolution of Anarchism in the Mid-20th Century United States" Department of Politics, History, and International Relations, Loughborough University, England, April 2012
2012 "Revenge of the Nerds: Post-Industrial Masculinity in 1980s Science Films" Centre d'Études sur les Modes de la Représentation Anglophone, Faculty Seminar, Université Stendhal, March 2012
2015 Anarchism, Decolonization, and Radical Democracy: The 2015 Mellon Symposium, Haverford College, March 2015
2010 Student Co-organizer, Rethinking Racial Capitalism Symposium, New York University, April 2010
2007 Student Co-organizer, Humanities or Human Resources? The Future of Ethnic Studies and Labor in the Corporate University Symposium, New York University, April 2007
2014 Panel Organizer, “Love and Rage: Cultural Strategies in Postwar U.S. Anarchism.” American Studies Association, Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 2014
2008 Panel Organizer, "Post-Industrial Masculinities." Cultural Studies Association, National Meeting, New York University, May 2008
2014 “Diplomatic Recognition for the Woodstock Nation: Anarchism, Revolutionary Nationalism, and the White Panther Party.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 2014
2012 "The Black Freedom Struggle and the Two Souls of Contemporary Anarchism." North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, October 2012
2012 “Reality Television and Accumulation through the Enclosure of Affect.” Crossroads in Cultural Studies, 9th Annual Conference, Paris, France, July 2012
2010 “The Movement for a New Society and Permutations of Participatory Democracy.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2010
2010 "Daily Acts of Life: The New Anarchism, 1942-1954." North American Anarchist Studies Network Annual Meeting, Hartford, CT, November 2009
2009 “C.L.R. James’ Black Bloc: Libertarian Socialism, Civil Rights, and National Liberation.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2009
2009 “White Skin, Black Masks: The Anti-Racist Roots of Contemporary Anarchism.” Is the Black and Red Dead? Conference, University of Nottingham, UK, September 2009
2008 “Anarchism, Autonomist Marxism, and Women of Color Feminism: Potential Intersections and Synthesis." Radical Philosophy Conference, San Francisco State University, November 2008
2008 “Robots Get You Laid and Get You Paid: Nerd Masculinity in the 1980s.” Cultural Studies Association 2008 National Meeting, New York University, May 2008
2008 “Red Scares and Race Scares: Anarchists, Immigrants, and Terrorists in 1919 and 2004.” Rupture, Uprising, and Resistance Conference, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, April 2008
2005 “'Reaganomics Sucks': The Other Blue-Collar America in the Era of Backlash.” The United States in the 1980s: The Reagan Years Conference, Oxford University, UK, November 2005
2005 "Pre-empting Dissent." Marxist Literary Group Annual Conference, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 2005
2004 "'Reaganomics Sucks': Resistance to Deindustrialization and Anti-Globalization Struggle." New York Metro American Studies Association Annual Conference, City University of New York, New York, NY, October 2004
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2014 Invited Reviewer, The Scholar and Feminist
2014 Invited Reviewer, Journal for the Study of Radicalism
2013 Invited Reviewer, Pluto Press
2012 Invited Reviewer, Critical Sociology
2012 Invited Reviewer, Bloomsbury Academic, Contemporary Anarchist Studies Series
American Studies Association
Organization of American Historians
North American Anarchist Scholars Network