EDUCATION

Ph.D. -Florida International University, Spring 2010
Interests: United States, Soviet Russia, Communist China, Modern World Intellectual, and Cold War

M.A. - Florida International University, Fall 2004
Interests: US History/American Intellectual History

B.A. - Florida International University, Spring 2002
History Major and Philosophy Minor

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Middle Tennessee State University (Distance Learning)
Murfreesboro, TN: 08/2011-present
Visiting Assistant Professor

Courses Taught:
• United States to 1877
• United States since 1877

St. Thomas University (Department of History, Philosophy, and Global Studies),
Miami Gardens, Fl: 8/2008-6/2010
Visiting Instructor of History

Courses Taught:
• United States to 1877
• United States since 1877
• World Civilization I
• World Civilization II
• The Emergence of China in the Modern World
• 1968 The Year that Shock the World
• The Intellectual Roots of Revolution and War in the Twentieth Century

Courses Online
• Western Civilization I

Florida International University (History Department), Miami, Fl: 8/2007-present
Adjunct History Instructor
Courses Taught:
• United States History since 1877
• World History
• Modern Europe
• Contemporary American History, 1945-2001
• Origins of Modern American, 1877-1920

Florida International University (History Department), Miami, Fl: 8/2002-8/2008
Program Assistant/Teaching Assistant for the Teaching American History Grant

Courses Assisted:
• Readings in the American Revolution
• World History/The Americas, 1492-1763
• Historical Methodology
• American Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction
• The United States, 1877-1919
• Haitian and US Relations

Miami-Dade College (Social Studies Department), Miami, Fl: 1/2007-8/2008
Adjunct History Instructor

Courses Taught:
• United States History since 1877
• United States History to 1877
• World History

 


 
 


RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Florida International University (School of Arts & Sciences), Miami Fl: 8/2004-1/2008
Academic Advisor

DISSERTATION

"A Civil War of Ideas: Ayn Rand, Intellectual Freedom, and the Regulation of Thought in the United States and Soviet Union, 1905-1943"

Dissertation Advisors: Associate Professor, Rebecca Friedman
Professor, Kenneth Lipartito
Professor, Alex Lichtenstein
Professor, Nicole Rae

PUBLICATIONS (Non-Peer-Reviewed)

"Beyond the Bourgeois and Proletarian: the Trans-Atlantic Roots of Ayn Rand's Individualist Ideal and American Reactions to the Rise of Bolshevism after the Great War, 1905-1922," The Atlantic Millennium, (Fall, 2008).

"An Argument against Despotism: Ayn Rand, William Edward Hickman, and the Enemy of Freedom,"
The Atlantic Millennium, (Fall, 2009).