Media Contributions and Public Talks
Interview subject, Kyle Clark, “Why is Colorado’s Sand Creek Massacre More Well-Known than the Tulsa Race Massacre?” 9News Denver (KUSA), June 1, 2021.
“Preachers Behaving Badly: Religious Scandal in Early Vermont.” Lecture delivered (remotely) as part of the Third Sunday Lecture Series, Ethan Allen Homestead Museum, Burlington, Vermont, May 16, 2021.
Featured interview subject, Amanda Miller, “Does Putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill Honor Her Memory?” MSU Denver RED, February 21, 2021.
Featured interview subject, Cody Phare, “What Can History Teach Us about January 6?” MSU Denver RED, January 15, 2021.
Featured interview subject, Nelson Garcia, “Historian Puts Perspective into Chaos at the Nation’s Capitol,” 9News Denver (KUSA), January 7, 2021.
“Donald Trump’s Disregard for Our Transition Rituals Threatens Our Democracy.” Washington Post, November 12, 2020.
Featured guest, "Colorado Cities Grapple with Checkered Past as Leaders Consider Removing Statues, Neighborhood Names," Denver Channel 7 (Denver ABC), June 24, 2020. Featured in news clip and accompanying online article, both by Russell Haythorn.
Featured interviewee, Ernest Gurulé, "History is Written by the Winners ... or the Losers," La Voz, June 24, 2020.
Contributor, Matt Watson, "Learners Connect with Leaders: Colorado's Open-Access University Provides Premier Access to National Experts," MSU-Denver Red, May 26, 2020. My course, "Virtue and the American Republic," is featured.
"Churchgoers, Stay Home — It's the American Way," Religion Dispatches, April 30, 2020.
Featured guest, "How a History Teacher is Using Hamilton in Her History Class," 9News Denver (KUSA), March 5, 2018. Featured in news clip and accompanying online article, both by Jennifer Meckles.
Guest on "Chasing the Mind," a podcast that explores psychological themes in popular culture, current events, and everyday life, hosted by Angela Johnson and Stephanie Schwartz. Appeared in a two-part segment, "History WHAT?! The Thanksgiving Story You Didn't Get in School," November 19 and 24, 2017.
Interviewee,"The Road to Establishing Indigenous People's Day in Denver," 9News Denver (KUSA), October 4, 2016. Featured in the online article to accompany the news item.
Guest on "Ben Franklin's World," a podcast on early American History hosted by Liz Covart. Released in May 2015.
Contributor, "Revolutionary War: Espionage and the Culper Spy Ring," an exhibit film for the Military Intelligence Museum at Fort Huachaca, Sierra Vista, Arizona. Filmed in 2015.
Featured interviewee, "The History of American Christmas Traditions," recorded for 850 KOA AM Radio, Denver, Colorado, December 2014.
"Religious Liberty and Christian Duty: What Did the Founders Think?" Invited talk delivered at the annual Constitution Day proceedings, Auraria Campus, September 2013.