and Recent Projects
Mills to Malls: Environment and Economy in Metropolitan Pittsburgh, Politics
and Culture in Modern America Series (Philadelphia:
University of Pennsylvania Press, under contract).
the Burb of the 'Burgh: Deindustrialization and Community Identity
in Steubenville, Ohio." Part
of Small Cities/Peripheral Cities: Sources of Urban
Cities Conference, Center for Middletown Studies, Ball State
April 17, 2009.
Renaissance to Region: Pittsburgh, the Laurel Highlands and
the Remaking of Rural Pennsylvania." Part
of "Beyond Urban History: Suburbs and Small Towns
in Postwar America," Organization of American Historians
Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2009.
the EPA Out!":Environmental
Politcs and Community Identity in Appalachian Ohio." Part
of "Coal Communities in Crisis," Sponsored by
the Labor and Working Class History Association, North American
Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, October 17,
Papers and Presentations
Politics in Black and White, Pennsylvania
History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies (Forthcoming).
and Silicon: Urban Development and Image-Making in Twentieth Century
Pittsburgh, Journal of Urban
|From Satellite City to Burb of the Burgh:
Steubenville and the Growth of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh
History Roundtable, Senator John Heinz History Center, April 10, 2008.
the Metropolis: Metropolitan Growth and Regional Transformation in
America, coauthored with Andrew Needham, Journal of Urban
MIlls and Malls: Regional Development in the Steel Valley, Ph.D.
Thesis, University of Michigan, 2006.
Mills, and Malls: Regional Development in the Steel Valley, 1947-1997.
Scholar-in-Residence Seminar, Pennsylvania State Archives, June 17, 2005.
for the Periphery: Economy, Ecology and Identity on the Metropolitan
Part of Rethinking Rurality: Integrating the Countryside into Post-World
War II Metropolitan Regional History, American Historical Association
Annual Meeting, January 8, 2005.
of Industry, Ribbons of Concrete: Highways and Urban Development in
the Upper Ohio Valley. Part
of Remaking the Metropolis: Political Economy and the Post-World
War II Metropolitan Region, Urban History Association Conference,
October 9, 2004.