Publications

The President’s Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, Harvard University Press, 2019.

“‘The Constitution is the Guide which I Never Will Abandon’: George Washington and the Creation of the President’s Cabinet,” The Foundation of Our National Policy: The First Washington Administration and the Creation of the Federal Government, Forthcoming Volume.

“The Master Manipulator: Thomas Jefferson’s Cabinet and his Strategic Campaign for Harmony,” Journal of the Early Republic, Revised and Resubmitted.

“George Washington and the First Presidential Cabinet,” Presidential Studies Quarterly, June 2017.

“Trump’s Cabinet Picks Break with a Tradition Going Back to George Washington,” History News Network, December 11, 2016.

“The Long Shadow of George Washington Looms over Donald Trump’s Selection of a Cabinet,” Time, November 20, 2016.

Advising the President, Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2016). 

“The First Presidential Cabinet: Military, State, and British Origins,” Mount Vernon Magazine, September 2016. 

Reviews:

“A Tale of Two Beginnings: The Creation of the Federal Government in Early America”, Reviews in American History, Forthcoming.

Review of Gentleman Revolutionaries by Tom Cutterham, Reviews in History, October 2017.

Review of George Washington, Nationalist by Edward J. Larson, Journal of Southern History, Forthcoming.

Review of George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape by Philip Levy, H-Net Reviews, July 2017.

Review of Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive, by Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash, H-Net Reviews, July 2017.

Blog Posts:

“Why and How You Should Build a Web Presence,” The Junto, September 21, 2017.

“A Roundtable Done Right,” The Republic Blog, July 27, 2017.

“What About Early America? Panel Recap,” Process: A Blog for American History, April 27, 2017.

“Washington’s Presidency: How the Revolutionary War Shaped the Executive Branch,” Age of Revolution Blog, April 11, 2016.