Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Political Science
M.A. Columbia University, History (2009)
Ph.D. Columbia University, History (2012)
Areas of Expertise
- U.S. political history
- 20th century U.S. history
- American Political Development
- The politics of historical memory
- The history of New York
LEAD 125 / PSCI 125Visionaries, Pragmatists, and Demagogues: An Introduction to Leadership Studies (not offered 2020/20)
LEAD 205 / PSCI 212From Tocqueville to Trump: Leadership and the Making of American Democracy (not offered 2020/20)
PSCI 215 / LEAD 215Race and Inequality in the American City (not offered 2020/20)
PSCI 310 / LEAD 332New York City Politics from the Blackout to Bloomberg (not offered 2020/20)
LEAD 320 / PSCI 320Heroes and Villains: Iconic Leadership and the Politics of Memory (not offered 2020/20)
LEAD 369 / PSCI 369The Crisis of Leadership (not offered 2020/20)
Shaped by the State: Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century, co-edited with Brent Cebul and Lily Geismer (University of Chicago Press, 2019).
Alan Brinkley: A Life in History, co-edited with David Greenberg and Moshik Temkin (Columbia University Press, 2018).
City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York (W.W. Norton, 2013).
“Trickle-Down Urbanism,” Dissent (2018).
“The Great Depression and the New Deal,” in Darren Dochuk and Jerald Podair, eds., The Routledge History of the 20th Century United States (New York: Routledge, 2018).
“Clio and the Compound Republic,” with Brent Cebul and Karen Tani, Publius: The Journal of Federalism (2017).
“Warnings from the Age of Marble,” The Atlantic (2015).
- American Historical Association
- American Political Science Association
- Business History Conference
- Organization of American Historians
- Urban History Association