Ph.D. in Early American Religious and Intellectual History, Marquette University
M.A. in American History, University of Louisville
B.A. in Economics, Indiana University Southeast
Agents of Wrath, Sowers of Discord: Authority and Dissent in Puritan Massachusetts,
1630-1655. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Not At Any Price: Abolition and Economics in the 1842 Indiana Quaker Schism. Fides
et Historia 46 (Winter / Spring 2014)
Parting Ways: The Separatist Impulse in the Theology of Orange Scott. Wesleyan Theological
Journal 39 (Fall 2004)
The Prophet and the Presidency: Mormonism and Politics in Joseph Smith's 1844 Presidential
Campaign. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 93 (Summer 2000)
That They May be Free Indeed: Liberty in the Early Methodist Thought of John Wesley
and Francis Asbury. Methodist History 38 (July 2000)
Kingdom Expectations: The Native American in the Puritan Missiology of John Winthrop
and Roger Williams. Fides et Historia 32 (Winter / Spring 2000)
A Church Still by Her First Covenant: George Philips and a Puritan View of Roman Catholicism.
The New England Quarterly 72 (March 1999)
Worlds Apart: Puritan Perceptions of the Native American During the Pequot War. Rhode
Island History 56 (August 1998)
Not at Any Price: Abolition and Economics in the 1842 Indiana Quaker Schism. Biennial
Meeting of the Conference on Faith and History. Regent University. Virginia Beach,
Virginia. October 2016.
Speaker in session entitled “The Life and Times of Levi Coffin,” Quaker Genealogy
and History Conference -- Working for Freedom: The Life of Levi Coffin. Cincinnati,
Ohio. April 2015.
Controversy and the Career of George Philips: Complicating the Concepts of Authority
and Dissent in Puritan Massachusetts. Biennial Meeting of the Conference on Faith
and History. Pepperdine University. Malibu, California. September 2014.
Assistant Professor of History, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Kentucky, 2002-04.
American Society of Church History
Conference on Faith and History
Honors and Awards
Roy Blunt Chair of History, Southwest Baptist University, August 2016
Attends Schweitzer United Methodist Church, Springfield