Other Writing and Media

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

“‘No useless Mouth’: Iroquoian Food Diplomacy in the American Revolution,” Diplomatic History. Published early online May 2016 (print publication date TBC).

“Rebellion or riot?: black Loyalist food laws in Sierra Leone,” Slavery & Abolition, 37, no. 4 (December 2016): 680-703.

“‘Their Filthy Trash’: Taste, Eating, and Work in Mary Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 12, no. 1-2 (March 2015): 45-70.

“The ‘tragicall historie’: Cannibalism and Abundance in Colonial Jamestown,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3d series, 68, no. 1 (January 2011): 47-74. Excerpted and republished in Major Problems in American History, vol. 1, 4th edition, ed. Elizabeth Cobbs and Edward J. Blum (Cengage Learning, 2016), 54-60.

BOOK CHAPTERS

“‘The black people were not good to eat’: Cannibalism, Cooperation, and Hunger at Sea,” in Cannibalism in the Early Modern Atlantic, ed. Rachel B. Herrmann (forthcoming from the University of Arkansas Press).

“Early America,” in The Routledge History of American Foodways, ed. Jennifer Wallach, and Michael D. Wise (New York and London: Routledge, 2016).

“‘If the King had really been a father to us’: Failed Food Diplomacy in Eighteenth-Century Sierra Leone,” in The Routledge History of Food, ed. Carol Helstosky (New York: Routledge, 2015).

OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND WRITING EXPERIENCE

Blogger, The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History, December 2012-present.

“Impostor Syndrome is Definitely a Thing,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 16, 2016.

“A Letter to Past Graduate Student Me,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 22, 2016.

“Revising the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dissertation,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 28, 2016.

“The Job Market Across the Pond,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27, 2016.

“Why Your Department Needs Social Media,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 31, 2015.

“Of Cannibals and Conferences,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 10, 2015.

“My First Faculty Summer,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 27, 2014.

“My First Year of Teaching,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 14, 2014.

“The Simple Gets Complicated in an Overseas Move,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 4, 2013.

“Adventures in Visa Land,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 23, 2013.

“In Defense of Stuff,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 3, 2013.

“A Mess of Edits,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 19, 2012.

“Death By Chamomile?: The Alimentary End of Henry Granville Naimbana,” The Appendix: A New Journal of Narrative and Experimental History, vol. 1, no. 1 (December 2012): 43-47.

“Robots, Aquatics, and the History Classroom,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 30, 2012.

“My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dissertation,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 8, 2012, Advice.

“Grand Applications,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 5, 2012.

“A Year of Dissertation Research on the Road,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 26, 2011.

“On Becoming Cannibal Girl,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 21, 2011.

“Food and Sanity in Graduate School,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2011, Advice.

“Eating on the Road to the Archives,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 31, 2011, Advice.

MEDIA

Host and Producer, Southampton History Speaks, a podcast from the History Department at the University of Southampton.

Radio commentator, BBC Radio Devon with Janet Kipling, August 5, 2016 (speaking on the Exeter Chiefs and Native American history).

“Philip Schuyler’s Indian Policy,” YouTube presentation of Dr. Herrmann’s talk from the event “Alexander Hamilton’s Atlantic World” at the University of Southampton, March 16, 2016. 

Radio commentator, the Alex Dyke Show, BBC Radio Solent, May 19, 2014 (speaking on Revolutionary War rations and cannibalism).

Radio commentator, Jordana Green Show, July 3, 2013(on American pie).

Radio commentator, “H7N9 Virus/Rise of German Football/Cannibalism,” World Have Your Say, BBC World Service, May 2, 2013 (on Jamestown cannibalism).