The social and political history of early America, with particular reference to the American Revolution; the early modern British Atlantic world; the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the development of plantation slavery; historical and modern understandings of American history and society.
‘Agli amici dei Diritti dell’Uomo. Thomas Paine e le origini della politica Americana,’ in L'età di Thomas Paine. Dal senso comune alle libertà civili americane, eds. Marco Sioli and Matteo Battistini (Milan: FrancoAngeli, 2011), 113-123.
‘Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, and Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s Almshouse and Jail.’ Co-authored with Billy G. Smith, and forthcoming in Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America, ed. Michele Lisle Tarter and Richard Bell (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012), 60-84.
'Interdisciplinary approach to the demography of Jamaica.' Co-authored with Michael L Deason, Antonio Salas, Vincent A Macaulay, Errol Morrison, and Yannis P Pitsiladis. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 24 (February 2012): http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/12/24/
Sam Maddra, ‘“Hostiles”: Lakota Ghost Dancers and the 1891/92 Tour of Britain by Buffalo Bill's Wild West’ (PhD, 2003). Bradley Jones, ‘The American Revolution and the Popular Political Culture of Loyalism in the British Atlantic World’ (PhD, 2006)
Jeffrey Farley, ‘Making America's music: Jazz history and the Jazz Preservation Act’ (PhD, 2008).
Jackie Cahif, ‘"She supposes herself cured": Almshouse women, prostitution and venereal disease in Early National Philadelphia’ (Economic and Social Research Council 1+3 Award).
Felicity Donohoe, ‘Native North American Women's Relations with European Men in the Eighteenth Century’ (Carnegie Trust Three Year PhD Scholarship). Currently holding a Dissertation Fellowship at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania.
Graeme Thomson, ‘Inheriting a Legacy; The Influence of the Founding Era on American Political Discourse.’ (AHRC Block Grant Three Year Award).
Stephen Mullen, ‘The Glasgow West India Interest and Compensation for Slaves, 1790-1850.’ (Economic and Social Research Council, 1+3 Award).
Nicole Cassie,'Coming Home: the gendered experienced of American medical personnel who served in the Vietnam War'