527 Farm House Ln
BioAreas of research interest:
Nineteenth-century America, immigration, race/ethnicity, religion
Conference Presentations (selected):
“Addie Graves (1922-2007) and the Creation of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Columbus, Georgia,” at the annual meeting of the St. George Tucker Society, Milledgeville, Georgia, July 27, 2019. Part of Junior Scholars Panel.
“Rosa Young, the ‘Mother of Black Lutheranism in Central Alabama,’ Addie Graves, and the Establishment of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Columbus, Georgia,” at the eighth Annual Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, November 8, 2018.
“Acculturation and Identity: John B. Hyland’s Social and Political Sphere in Nineteenth-Century America,” at the 42nd Annual Symposium of the Society for German-American Studies, Indianapolis, April 21, 2018.
“Addie Graves (1922-2007) and Lutheran Church Desegregation in Columbus, Georgia,” at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Boston, November 18, 2017. Part of Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit panel.
“No Whiskey on St. Paddy’s Day: A Transition from Genealogical Curiosity to Historical Inquiry,” at the seventh Annual Gregory P. Domin Graduate Research Conference, Columbus State University, November 2, 2017.
“Developing the Mill Economy in Columbus, Georgia, 1825-1855,” at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Association of Historians, Jekyll Island, Georgia, February 18, 2016.
BA, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, 2011