Davis , CA 95616
Professor, Department of History, University of California, Davis. 2005-present
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Davis. 2001-2005
University Lecturer, Faculty of Modern History, University of Oxford. 1998-2001
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Nevada, Reno. 1996-1998
PhD in History, Stanford University. 1996
AB, Cum Laude in History and with Distinction in All Subjects, Cornell University. 1991
The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace. Basic Books, 2015.
The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2008.
Blessed Among Nations: How the World Made America. Hill & Wang, 2006.
Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America. Hill & Wang, 2003.
The Refuge of Affections: Family and American Reform Politics, 1900-1920. Columbia University Press, 2001.
Some courses I teach
- 17B: Introduction to US History since 1865
- 120: World War II
- 174A: The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
- 174B: The US 1917-1945
- 175: American Intellectual History
- 188: America in the Sixties
- 201L or 202H: Graduate seminar in modern US history
- 204: Historiography