- U.S. South
- 20th century U.S.
I am also passionate about the need to connect scholarly training and research with educational spaces outside the academy. I now live in North Charleston, South Carolina, and am currently leading an effort at a ca. 1771 historic site in Charleston to better interpret the site's significance to the local history of slavery and African American life more broadly.
- "The Enslaved at the Exchange: Uncovering and Interpreting Slavery at Charleston's Cradle of Liberty," presented at 2015 Slave Dwelling Project conference, North Charleston, South Carolina
- "Segregation on Ice: School Construction Politics and the Landscape of Segregated Education in Postwar Houston, Texas," presented at Race, Ethnicity, and Place VII, Fort Worth, Texas, 2014
- “The White Politics of Long Hair and Fractured High School Student Activism in Houston, Texas,” presented at 2014 Southern History of Education Society (SHOES) annual meeting, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
- “Confronting the Confederacy: New Southern Memory and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Reformulation of Regional Identity,” presented at 2013 Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) conference, Jacksonville, Florida.
- “Meeting Needs at Juan Marcos: The Houston Huelga Schools and Mexican American Responses to School Desegregation,” presented at 2013 Southern History of Education Society (SHOES) annual meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.