This page lists my written works—published, forthcoming, and unpublished.


  • Ocean Fever: Steam Power, Transpacific Trade, and American Colonization of Puget Sound. Under contract with Yale University Press for publication in the Lamar Series in Western History.


Book reviews

Other writing

Digital humanities projects

  • Booksnake, an iPhone/iPad app to view digitized archival materials in augmented reality (principal investigator and project director), the Ahmanson Lab, Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, U.S.C. Libraries, University of Southern California. Began development July 2020; updates ongoing.
  • 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.
    • Received the 2020 Mary L. Dudziak Digital Legal History Prize (for “excellence in digital legal history”) from the American Society for Legal History.
  • Editorial board member, the “On The Nines” Project, Public History Working Group, Center for Collaborative History, Department of History, Princeton University.

Press and blog coverage

Unpublished writing