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Latin American History
Latin American Revolutions
U.S.-Latin American Relations
International Social Movements
Education & Training
- PhD, University of Chicago, 1998
"Central America & the United States," Robert Holden (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Central American History (2020).
"'Our Indian Empire': The Transimperial Origins of U.S. Liberal Imperialism," Kristin Hoganson and Jay Sexton (eds.), Crossing Empires: Taking U.S. History into Transimperial Terrain (Duke University Press, 2020)
Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America (Harvard University Press, 2018)
Confronting the American Dream: Nicaragua under U.S. Imperial Rule (Duke University Press, 2005)
“The Invention of Latin America: A Transnational History of Anti-Imperialism, Democracy, and Race,” American Historical Review 118:5 (Dec. 2013), 1345-75