Curriculum Vitae

Updated October 12, 2016


2015– Postdoctoral Fellow, Global American Studies, Charles Warren Center, Harvard University


2015 Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, New York, NY
         American Studies, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis

2000 Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
         English, graduation honors

Awards, Fellowships, Grants (selected)

2016 Excellence in Teaching Award, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University. 
2015 Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize, Finalist, American Studies Association.
2014 Gene Wise - Warren Susman Prize (best graduate student paper presented at annual meeting), American Studies Association.
2014–2015 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
2013 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Student Travel Grant, New York University.
2013 Moody Research Grant, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library.
2013 Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Grant, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
2013 Summer Research Grant, Program in American Studies, New York University.
2012–2013 Dorothy Evans Fellowship, Vassar College.
2012 Visiting Research Fellow, Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of California Berkeley.
2012 Alumni Initiative Travel Award, Social Science Research Council.
2011 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (Funds provided by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation).
2010 Skellig Foundation Travel Fellowship, Dublin, Ireland.
2010 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Student Travel Grant, New York University.
2009–2014 Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship, New York University. 
2000 Graduation Honors, English Department, Vassar College.
2000 Distinction, Independent Study, History Department, Vassar College.

Scholarly Publications

Articles (refereed)
2016 “To Secure the Global Great Society: Participation in Pacification” 
           Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Development 
           7.2: 225-253.
2015 "‘The Anti-Poverty Hoax’: Development, Pacification, and the Making of Community in the Global 1960s" 
           Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning 44: 139-145.
           Co-authored with Ananya Roy & Emma Shaw Crane. 

Chapters (refereed)

2015 "Gray Areas: The War on Poverty at Home and Abroad" in Territories of Poverty (University of Georgia Press).
           Co-authored with Ananya Roy and Emma Shaw Crane.

2012 "Policing Political Protest: Paradoxes of the Age of Austerity" in Is This What Democracy Looks Like? (Social Text: Periscope).

Review Essay

2011 "Embedded in the Street: Studying Up, Studying Down" American Quarterly 63.4: 1039-1049.
          Review of Liquidated by Karen Ho & Off the Books by Sudhir Venkatesh.



2016 "Reading Jane Jacobs in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter" Harvard Design Magazine 42: 52-53.

2016 "When NACLA Helped Shutter the U.S. Office of Public Safety" NACLA Report on the Americas 48.2: 181-187.

2012 "Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, the State and Space" City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action 16.1-2: 243-248.
          Co-authored with David Wachsmuth.


Interview (refereed)

2012 "Crisis, Class, And Disability In Argentina: Red Por Los Derechos De Las Personas Con Discapacidad" Disability Studies Quarterly 32.2.
          Special Issue: "Movement Politics.
          Interview with Facundo Chavez Penillas.

Book Review

2007 Planet of Slums by Mike Davis, in NACLA Report on the Americas XL.1: 46-49.

Popular Publications in: JacobinThe Brooklyn Rail, Dissent NewsWire, The Indypendent,, Brecht Forum Economy Watch, Maximum Rocknroll, AM New York, The Brooklyn PaperDirt Rag, canon, Daily Record


2016 Lecturer, Gangsters, Spies, and Revolutionaries: The Underside of US Empire, Department of History, Harvard University
2016 Lecturer, The History of Policing in the United States, Department of History, Harvard University
2013 Teaching Assistant, Concepts in Social & Cultural Analysis, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
2012 Adjunct Instructor, Approaches to Metropolitan Studies, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
2012 Teaching Assistant, Approaches to Gender & Sexuality Studies, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University


Recent Presentations

2016 "Race, Security, and Modernization: Policing the Global Color Line," 
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 23.  
2015 "The Transnational Roots of the US Carceral State: How Counterinsurgency Overseas Shaped Policing at Home,"
          Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 15.
2015 "The RAND Corporation, Counterinsurgency, and the Intellectual Foundations of Broken Windows Policing,"

          Society for US Intellectual History Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 18.
2015 "Before Free Trade: The Cold War Circulation of Policing Expertise in the Americas,"
          American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, October 9.
2015 "Rethinking the Invention of Urban Insurgency," 
          Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, June 25.
2015 "Territories of Pacification: Globalizing the Great Society,"
          Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 21.
2015 "The Professionalization of Policing: How US Empire Hides in Plain Sight,"
         Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY, March 1.
2014 "Rethinking the Militarization of Policing: Counterinsurgent Knowledge and California's Response to the Watts Rebellion,
         American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, November 6.
"Globalizing the Great Society: Participation and Pacification in the United States and Beyond," 
         Critical Legal Conference, Brighton, UK, September 5.
2014 "Policing," Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, June 19.
"Local Policing Meets Global Counterinsurgency: The 1964 Riots and the Transnational Frontlash,” 
         American Studies Association Annual MeetingWashington, DC, November 21.
"Manufacturing Razors, Producing Scale: A New Cut into the Historical Geography of Cold War Labor Struggles,"
         North American Labor History Conference. Detroit, MI, October 25.
"Professional Police Networks and the Construction of Punitive Common Sense in the 1960s," Critical Ethnic Studies
         Association Conference
, Chicago, IL, September 20.


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