Ph.D., Harvard University
What I'm Working On:
I am an historian of the United States and the world. My research focuses on imperialism, capitalism, work, social life, and ideas.
Hill’s Volcano: Coffee and the Global Ascent of American Capitalism, 1898-1948 (New York: The Penguin Press, under contract).
“Against Flows,” History of the Present 4:2 (Fall 2014, forthcoming).
“What is Imperial About Coffee? Rethinking ‘Informal Empire,’” in Daniel Bender and Jana Lipman, eds., Working the Empire: Labor and U.S.Imperialism (New York: New York University Press, 2014, forthcoming).
“’The Spice of the Department Store’: The ‘Consumers’ Republic,’ Imported Knock-Offs
from Latin America, and the Invention of International Development, 1936-
1941,” International Labor and Working-Class History 81 (Spring 2012): 49-68.
“La Crisis del Café Salvadoreño y los Supermercados en Estados Unidos,” El Faro.Net, April 2009.