This page lists my written works—published, forthcoming, and unpublished.
- Ocean Fever: Steam, Trade, and the American Creation of the Terraqueous Pacific Northwest. Under contract with Yale University Press for publication in the Lamar Series in Western History.
- I have articles under review or in preparation for submission to the Western Historical Quarterly, Mobilities, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, and the Journal of American History.
- “Native Americans, Military Science, and Settler Colonialism on the Pacific Railroad Surveys, 1853–1855,” Princeton University Library Chronicle, vol. 75, no. 3 (Spring 2014): 317–349. Received the Friends of the Princeton University Library Prize for Outstanding Scholarship by a Graduate Student.
- Review of The Chinese and Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental Railroad ed. Gordon Chang and Shelley Fisher Fishkin (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2019), in Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, forthcoming.
- Review of Coast-to-Coast Empire: Manifest Destiny and the New Mexico Borderlands by William S. Kiser (Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018), in American Nineteenth Century History, forthcoming.
- Review of An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada’s Transimperial Greater Caribbean World by Ernesto Bassi (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2017) in Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, vol. 20, no. 3 (Winter 2019).
- Review of The Spokane River ed. Paul Lindholdt (Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2018), in Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 50, no. 4 (Winter 2019).
- Review of Sailing with Vancouver: A Modern Sea Dog, Antique Charts and a Voyage through Time by Sam McKinney (Victoria, B.C.: Touchwood Editions, 2018), in BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly, no. 203 (Fall 2019).
- Review of The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs by Joshua L. Reid (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), in The Mariner’s Mirror, vol. 102, no. 4 (Nov. 2016): 476–477.
- “Elevated Waterfronts: Bird’s-Eye-View Maps and Urban Coastal History,” The Coastal History Blog (Aug. 13, 2019), Port Towns & Urban Cultures research group, University of Portsmouth (U.K.).
- “Chinese Railroad Workers and the Golden Spike,” U.S. History Scene (May 5, 2019).
- “Princeton Needs New Campus Monuments,” The Daily Princetonian, vol. 143, no. 2 (Feb. 5, 2019): 6.
Digital humanities projects
- They Came on Waves of Ink: Pacific Northwest Maritime Trade at the Dawn of American Settlement, 1851–61 (principal investigator), Department of History and Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton University. Launched August 2019; updates ongoing.
- Editorial board member, the “On The Nines” Project, Public History Working Group, Center for Collaborative History, Department of History, Princeton University.
- “Fraga Continues Doctoral Studies,” Bainbridge Island Review (Mar. 16, 2014).
- “‘Two Days By Plane’: America’s First Transcontinental Passenger Airline and the Selling of the Skies.” Senior essay, Program in American Studies, Yale University. Advisor: Jean-Christophe Agnew. Second reader: John Mack Faragher. Received the Diane Kaplan Memorial Prize for an outstanding senior essay based on research done in Manuscripts & Archives. Placed second for the Norman Holmes Pearson Prize for the best senior essay in American Studies. Nominated for the Wrexham Prize for the best senior essay in the field of the humanities.