Welcome to my website. I am a historian of U.S. political culture,
American religion, and the American South. A resident of St. Louis, MO, I hold a Ph.D. in History
from Vanderbilt University (2006). I currently teach U.S. and world history courses at Webster University and Washington
University (University College).
My newest book is The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years (Oxford University Press, 2014), which has already received favorable reviews in the Wall Street Journal, The American Interest, Chronicle Review, Books and Culture, and other publications. My first book, Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (2009; paperback/e-book, 2011), drew praise in the pages of The New York Times Book Review, Reviews in American History, and many other publications. My recent work also appears in the edited volume American Evangelicals and the 1960s (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013).
Advance Praise for The Age of Evangelicalism: