Public Writings

Below, you can find samples of my public writings.

Black Perspectives

Gamifying Historical Events (18 Nov 2021)

The MOVE Bombing and the Callous Handling of Human Remains (26 April 2021)

Race, Digital Humanities, and New Technological Frontiers (30 March 2021)

Ownership and Access: The Ebony and Jet Archive (6 September 2019)

Fugitive Slaves and the Quest for Freedom (29 January 2019)

Reading the Black Atlantic (co-authored with Vanessa Holden) (19 November 2018)

Slavery, Family Separation, and the Case of John Weems (11 September 2018)

Black Resistance to Segregation in the Nineteenth Century | AAIHS (5 July 2018)

Race, Economics, and the Persistence of Slavery (5 March 2018)

Black Mobility, Law, and Freedom (27 October 2017)

The Junto

The Research Notebook (31 July 2017)

Doing Digital History: a Recap (30 August 2016)

Research in London (18 May 2016)

History and the Seeds of Memory: Reflections on Ric Burns The Pilgrims (30 November 2015)

Narrative, Biography, and Hagiography: Reflections on Some Challenges in Microhistory (24 September 2015)

Teaching Trauma: Narrative and the Use of Graphic Novels in Discussing Difficult Pasts (14 July 2015)

On Remembrance and Resurrection: Commemorating Portsmouth’s (NH) African Burying Ground (1 June 2015)

Archives, Representativeness, and the Inner Lives of Slaves (27 January 2015)

We’re History

The Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 (16 April 2018)

Public Books

Remembering is Resistance (5 April 2021)


Unsilencing the Past in Bridgerton 2020: A Roundtable (with Mira Assaf Kafantaris, Ambereen Dadabhoy, Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, and Kerry Sinanan) (9 January 2020)