This page lists my written works—published, forthcoming, and unpublished.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


  • “‘An Outlet to the Western Sea’: Puget Sound, Terraqueous Mobility, and Northern Pacific Railroad’s Pursuit of Trade with Asia, 1864–1892,” Western Historical Quarterly, forthcoming (Winter 2020).
  • “Digitally Mapping Commercial Currents: Maritime Mobility, Vessel Technology, and U.S. Colonization of Puget Sound, 1851–1861,” Current Research in Digital History, forthcoming (August 2020).
  • “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. Winner of the Friends of the Princeton University Library Prize for Outstanding Scholarship by a Graduate Student.
  • I have articles under revision or in preparation for submission to Mobilities and the Journal of American History.

Book reviews

Other writing

Digital humanities projects

Press coverage

Unpublished writing