About Me:

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Dad

I am a proud father of two kids: Jasper and Jade. 

Yogi

Yoga and plant based nutrition are at the heart of my daily ritual and relationships.  

Historian

History is my passion.  Reading, writing, politics and culture.  

Musician and DJ

I am a musician (guitar, drums, tenor sax) and DJ deeply invested in the history of the Americas: roots, rock, rhythm.

Spinner

I lead spin classes (indoor biking) several times a week.  Everyone welcome!  Best music in town!

Professor

I am Stanley Rutland Professor/History of the Americas at the University of Tulsa. 


 

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Veracruz @ 500

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I am currently writing a book on the port of Veracruz, Mexico—an iconic American place where conquistadors, slave traders, pirates, immigrants and other intrepid adventurers have crossed paths.  

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