US 1900–Present, 2013


Research Interests

Urban history; history of education; migration; civil rights and desegregation; the middle class; race and ethnicity; nativism; neighborhoods; gentrification; oral history; K–12 history education


Selective Renewal: Education Markets and Urban Renaissance in Post–Civil Rights Chicago


—Historians Garner Teaching Prizes
—Named 2017 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Summer Fellow
—Featured in Chicago Magazine article on desegregation in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood
Named 2015–16 Urban Network Doctoral Fellow