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Ph.D. in history, Ohio State University, 2011

M.Phil. in international relations, University of Cambridge, 2005

B.A. summa cum laude, with distinction in history, Yale University, 2004


Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden, 2015 – present

Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden, 2011 – 2015

Adjunct Professor, Wright State University, Fall 2010

Instructor, Ohio State University, Fall 2009 and Spring 2010


“Scholarship and the Ship of State: Rethinking the Anglo-American Strategic Decline Analogy,” International Affairs 91, no. 2 (March 2015): 319–321

Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain (Harvard University Press, 2014)

“‘No One Can Afford To Say “Damn the Torpedoes”’: Torpedoes, Battle Tactics, and U.S. Naval History before World War I,” Journal of Military History 77, no. 2 (April 2013): 491–520

“Imperial Airs: Leo Amery’s Airmindedness, 1873–1945, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 38, no. 4 (December 2010): 571–598