Director,  California’s Fruit Cocktail: History of Fruit Processing in Northern California

Consultant, University of Houston Documentary Series

Assistant Project Director, To Bear Fruit for Our Race: A History of African-American Physicians in Houston


Assistant Editor for the Encyclopedia for Environmental History


Bayou City Rails, American Public Works Association Historical Society, October 2012.

“Fruit Cocktail, Rations, and By-Products: The University of California – Berkeley and Modern Food,” in Service as Mandate: How Land Grant Universities Shaped the Modern World, 1920-2015, ed. Alan Marcus (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015) 219-240.


With Kathleen A. Brosnan “Eye of the Beholder: Chaos or Order in Early Denver,” Journal of the West, 49:2 Spring 2010, 32-40.

“The Streetcar in Houston,” Houston History, Houston: University of Houston Center for Public History, March 2008, 33-42.


Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, Ed. Kathleen A. Brosnan, New York: Facts on File, 2010

Articles: Houston, Texas; Camps and Camping; Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.; Automobiles

“Houston, Texas,” The New Encyclopedia of the Southern Culture: Urbanization, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010, 205-207.


‘Review of “Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In –Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands”’ (requested by Pacific Historical Review and submitted)

“Book Review of Contingent Maps: Rethinking Western Women’s History and the North American West by Susan E. Gray and Gayle Gullett” Utah Historical Quarterly

Book Review of Black, White and Green: Farmers Markets, Race and the Green Economy by Alison H. Alkon,” Environmental History 2013) 18 (4): 828-830.

“Book Review of Streetcars of New Orleans by Earl W. Hampton, Jr.,” Louisiana History, Spring 2013.

“Book Review of Remaking Boston,Public Works Historical Society Newsletter, Spring 2010, 2.