Office: SOC 206
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1970
The role of women in the Mexican War; The social, economic, and political implications of antebellum lotteries
19th Century Political and Diplomatic History, Jacksonian America.
Broken Glass: Caleb Cushing and the Shattering of the Union (Kent State University Press, 2005)
“A Re-examination of the Foreign Policy of James Buchanan,” in John Quist and Michael Birkner, ed., James Buchanan: A Symposium (forthcoming from the University Press of Florida, 2011).
Martin Van Buren” and “John Forsyth” in Edward Mihalkanin, ed., American Secretaries of State (Greenwood Press, 2004).
“U.S. Foreign Policy: 1815-1860,” in Robert Beisner, ed. American Foreign Relations: A Guide to the Literature (ABC-Clio Press, 2003), 258-298.