Professional Service

  • Role: Proposal Reviewer. Entity: National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Projects for the Public Fellowship Program. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: File Reviewer. Entity: Texas A&M University Promotion to full professor. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Chair. Entity: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Omohundro Institute-National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship Selection Committee. 2018 - 2019
  • "Boston's Massacre," Friends of the Marriott Library Lecture Series. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Scholarly Reviewer. Entity: Yale University Press Book proposal review. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Program Committee, 24th annual conference. 2017 - 2018
  • Role: Scholarly Reviewer. Entity: Yale University Faculty appointment file review. 2017 - 2017
  • American Historical Association. Role: Department Representative. Career Diversity Faculty Institute department representative, with Matt Basso, Paul Reeve, and Greg Smoak. 2017 - 2018
  • Role: Scholarly Reviewer. Entity: New England Quarterly Article manuscript review. 2017 - 2018
  • "Boston's Massacre: Military-Civilian Relations in the Anglo-Atlantic World," lecture at the Salt Lake Public Library. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Expert Witness. Entity: Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation To prepare a report on aboriginal rights and offer depositions and expert testimony as needed. 2012 - 2019
  • Role: Co-Convener With Francois Furstenberg (Universite De Montreal). Entity: Filson Institute for Advanced Study “The Long Struggle for the Ohio Valley, 1750-1815,” a two-day symposium sponsored by the Filson Institute for Advanced Study, Louisville, KY. 2012 - 2012
  • “The West and the American Revolution,” lecture funded by a Teaching American History Grant, Alpine School District, American Fork, UT. 2011 - 2011
  • Lead historian, “Native Americans and Europeans in Greater Indiana, 1500-1800,” a 3- day teacher workshop sponsored by Gilder Lehrman, funded by a Teaching American History grant, and offered as part of the OAH Distinguished Lecture program, Goshen, IN. 2011 - 2011
  • “George Washington: Leader of Men,” lecture funded by Mount Vernon Teaching Ambassador Program, Elko, NV. 2011 - 2011
  • American Historical Association. Albert J. Beveridge Award prize committee. 2010 - 2012
  • Entity: William and Mary Quarterly-Early Modern Studies Institute Co-Convener, scholarly workshop on the histories and historiographies of early America. 2009 - 2009
  • Entity: Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture Program Co-chair and Local Arrangements Coordinator for annual conference. 2009 - 2009
  • Organization of American Historians. Distinguished Lecturer. 2009 - 2012
  • Entity: History Compass Editor. 2008 - 2010
  • Entity: Rocky Mountain Seminar in Early American History Co-Director. 2006 - present
  • Teaching American History grant, Granite School District: steering committee member and presenter. 2002 - 2011

Internal Service

  • Department of Education, Culture, and Society Graduate Council Review. Internal Reviewer, 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. Member, 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Search Committee, African American History. Chair, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Faculty Advisor for Honors, Phi Alpha Theta, and the History Student Association. Faculty Advisor, 2018 - 2020. service.
  • Tenured Faculty Review Committee. Chair, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • Academic Senate. College Of Humanities Representative, 2016 - 2019. service.
  • Academic Senate--replacement senator. 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Strategic Planning Committee. 2009 - 2012. service.
  • RPT Committee chair. 2009 - 2010. service.
  • Graduate Council. 2009 - 2012. service.
  • Internal Reviewer, Department of Ballet. 2009 - 2009. service.
  • American Indian History search committee. 2008 - 2009. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Cox Book Prize, Society of the Cincinnati, for Boston’s Massacre. https://www.societyofthecincinnati.org/scholarship/coxbookprize/. Society of the Cincinnati, 2018
  • Finalist, George Washington Prize, 2018, for Boston's Massacre. News release: http://www.mountvernon.org/about/news/article/seven-books-named-as-finalists-for-the-2018-george-washington-prize/. Gilder Lehrman Institute, Mount Vernon, and Washington College, 2018
  • Security Pacific Short-Term Fellowship, 2015-16 academic year. Huntington Library, 2015
  • The Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York History (2010). New York Academy of History, 2014
  • Elected Non-Resident Member. Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2011
  • Professor of the Year. Phi Alpha Theta Alpha Rho chapter, 2011
  • Dixon Ryan Fox Prize. New York State Historical Association, 2009

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