PhD, History: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff (2016)
MA, History: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2010)
BA, History / Art / Museum Studies: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2007)
Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
- NPR’s 2020 Book Concierge; Smithsonian Magazine’s “Ten Best Books about Travel in 2020”
“I wanted to get up and move’: The Arizona Lumber Industry and the Great Migration,” Forest History Today (Spring/Fall 2016): 4-13.
“The Great Migration in Northern Arizona: Southern Blacks Move to Flagstaff, 1940-1960,” The Journal of Arizona History (Winter 2014): 469-498.
- Theodore C. Blegen Award, Forest History Society
“The Search for Historically Under-Represented Persons or Groups in the Grand Canyon Region,” Report of Findings and Research Design, commissioned by Grand Canyon National Park (2016)
Wisconsin College Learning Center Association (WCLCA)