Professor of History
Hillyer Hall 316
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S., Boston College, 1989
History of exploration, history of geography, nineteenth century American history.
The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006)
I advise students with interests in:
Business, education, nursing, and history.
Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:
I've seen some pretty amazing feats from students who thought they were lousy at school. There are at least three or four "Rocky" stories every semester.