This page lists my written works—published, forthcoming, and unpublished.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


Book reviews

  • 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 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, vol. 19, no. 2 (April 2020).
  • 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): 426–427.
  • 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.

Other writing

Digital humanities projects

Press coverage

Unpublished writing