- United States History
MA, The University of Alabama, 2016
BS, Georgia Southern University, 2012
- 19th-Century U.S.
- U.S. South
- Civil War History
- Antebellum U.S. Social History
- Review of Reconstruction’s Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains by Steven E. Nash, in Southern Historian 38 (Spring 2017): 101-3.
- Researching unionism during the Civil War in the southern Appalachian communities, as well as political fluctuations between democratic and republican allegiances in these regions throughout the 19th-century.