This page lists my written works—published, forthcoming, and unpublished.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


  • “‘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).
  • “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 MobilitiesCurrent Research in Digital History, and the Journal of American History.

Book reviews

Other writing

Digital humanities projects

Press coverage

Unpublished writing