My take on the 2016 U.S. election

Richard Carr and I have a post up at the Huffington Post outlining our professional analysis on the stunning outcome of the 2016 presidential election. You can find it here. A brief excerpt: First off, the bonus of Florida aside, this was only possible because of the Upper Midwest. Nowhere else. …

New book chapter published

I’m pleased to report that my book chapter on George Orwell has been published by Salem Press in the new book Critical Insights: Nineteen Eighty-Four. My chapter examines the impact of interwar political extremism on Orwell’s career as a journalist and novelist. I hope it will be of interest, especially since it’s …

New article in Pacific Historical Review

I’m pleased to report that the November 2016 issue of Pacific Historical Review contains an article to which I had the good fortune to contribute. The article can be found here and the abstract is below. Chinese Peak sits in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Fresno and is home to a …