Book Manuscript in Progress

Imperial Zealots: Scots and the Rise and Fall of British North America (in progress)

Articles and Book Chapters

“‘Them that are Dispersed Abroad’: the Covenanters and their Legacy in North America, 1650-1776,” The Scottish Historical Review vol. 99, no. 3 (December, 2020): 454-72 []

“Kirk and Crown: Scottish Presbyterian Anti-Popery, 1550-1690, in Evan Haefeli, ed., Against Popery: Britain, Empire, and Anti-Catholicism (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2020), 70-90.

Book Reviews

Review of Mark G. Hanna, Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 (Chapel Hill: Omohundro Institute and the University of North Carolina Press, 2015), Itinerario vol. 42, no. 3, December 2018, 565-67.

Review of Chris Pastore, Between Land and Sea: the Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015), Itinerario vol. 39, no. 1 (April 2015), 198-200.

Review of Ralph Davis, The Rise of the Atlantic Economies (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1974), The Middle Ground Journal no. 8, Spring, 2014.

Public Academic Writing

“Declension in Puritan Scholarship?,” Religion in American History: a Group Blog on Religion in American Culture and History (July 3rd, 2016):

“Dealing with Distance from the Archives through Digitization,” The Editor’s Choice, Adam Matthew Digital (February 8th, 2016)

“Religion in the American Colonies,” Colonial America (Marlborough: Adam Matthew, 2015),

“The Original Tea Party,” We’re History: America Then for Americans Now (December 16th, 2014)

“Staying Positive: the Academic Job Market and the Grad School Slog,” The Historical Society blog, (2013):