Teaching and Research Assistant, January 2008—May 2009
HIST 130: United States History Survey
Publications “‘The God Who Shielded Me Before Yet Watches Over Us All’: Confederate Soldiers, Mental Illness, and Religion”forthcoming with Civil War History Vol. 61 No. 3 (September, 2015)
“The Case of Napoleon Perkins,” in David Seed, Chris Williams and Stephen C. Kenney, eds., Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015)
Popular Media “The Civil War and P.T.S.D.” Disunion Blog, New York Times, May 21, 2014 Clay Risen, editor
Book Reviews John F. Marszalek. Lincoln and the Military. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2014. The Civil War Monitor, forthcoming.
Libra R. Hilde. Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. The Southern Historian, Spring 2014.
James E. Potter. Standing Firmly by the Flag: Nebraska Territory and the Civil War, 1861-1867. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. Civil War History, December 2014.
Christopher E. Loperfido, ed. A Surgeon’s Tale: The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, 111th and 98th New York Infantries, 1862-1865. Gettysburg: Ten Roads Publishing, 2011. The Civil War Monitor, July 2013.
Bobbie Swearingen Smith, ed. A Palmetto Boy: Civil War-Era Diaries and Letters of James Adams Tillman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. H-Civil War (H-Net), January 2012
W. Eric Emerson and Karen Stokes, eds. Faith, Valor, and Devotion: The Civil War Letters of William Porcher DuBose. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. H-Civil War(H-Net), January 2012
Conference Presentations “‘He was a Stout, Hearty Man before the War’: A Reexamination of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans of the American Civil War” CUNY Early American Republic Seminar Graduate Student Conference, New York, New York, 2015
“‘Fit for Nothing’: Institutionalized Civil War Veterans at St. Elizabeth’s Government Hospital for the Insane” Science, Medicine, and Technology in the Civil War, University of Mississippi Conference on the Civil War, Center for Civil War Research, Oxford, Mississippi, 2014
“‘How We Cripples Get Along’: Silas Weir Mitchell, Civil War Amputees, and Suffering” Southern Association of the History of Medicine and Science, St. Louis, Missouri, 2014
“The God Who Shielded Me Before Yet Watches Over Us All”: Confederate Soldiers, PTSD, and Religion, Southern Historical Association, Mobile, Alabama 2012
“‘The God Who Shielded Me Before Yet Watches Over Us All’: Confederate Soldiers, PTSD, and Religion” Society of Civil War Historians, Lexington, Kentucky, 2012 (accepted but unable to attend)
“‘The Living Soul’s, the Bodies Tragedies’: Amputation and PTSD in the American Civil War” Southern Association of the History of Medicine and Science, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012
“‘The God Who Shielded Me Before Yet Watches Over Us All’: Protestant Evangelicalism and the Confederate Soldier,” Bluegrass Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2011
“‘We Are a Test of Democracy’: Japanese-American Internment and the American Civil Liberties Union,” Phi Alpha Theta Northern California Regional Conference, California State University, Chico, 2008
“Bruce Richardson: An American Teacher in the Philippines,” Phi Alpha Theta Northern California Regional Conference, California State University, Sacramento, 2007
Invited Presentations Guest Speaker, National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit, “Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine,” Greenblatt Library, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, 2012
Awards and Fellowships Vincent J. Dooley Graduate Research Award
Department of History, University of Georgia (2015)
Greg and Amanda Gregory Research Fellowship
Department of History, University of Georgia (2011-2015)