Pacific Lutheran University, Department of History, Tacoma WA 98447-0003
Position: Benson Family Chair in History and Professor of History
Phone: 253.535.7345 (Office)
Office: Xavier 102
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1981.
M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1973.
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, cum laude, 1972
Writing and Current Research: My current research centers on writing a history of the Vietnam Babylift. I visited South Korea as Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer at Yonsei University in Seoul. In recent years, my research has been supported by two National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships and a PLU Regency Advancement Award.
Publications: I am the author of the following books on the history of adoption:
I have also published a book on the history of the American Revolution. See, To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783 (University of North Carolina Press, 1984). For publisher information: http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=482.
For copies of some of my older articles, please click on: http://ssrn.com/author=1342242.
For additional information about my activities, see my CV below