Fall 2023

Section 2278 of HIST5
History of the Modern Middle East -- : Aug 14 - Dec 08 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings.

Summer 2023

Section 9011 of HIST22
History of California -- : Jun 12 - Jul 23 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings.

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University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D.
Sonoma State University, M.A.
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.

Academic Experience

SRJC since 2007

College of Marin since 2013

Sonoma State University since 2020

Work and Consulting Experience

Licensed attorney in California since 1992.

Presentations and Publications

Dangerous World, Dangerous Liberties: Aspects of the Smith
Act Prosecutions, American Communist History, 13:1, 25-38, (2014) DOI: 10.1080/14743892.2014.906162

Dissertation: "Have You No Sense of Decency? Morals Clauses, Communists and the Legal Fight Against Blacklisting in the Entertainment Industry During the Post-War Era"

Communists and the Legal Fight Against Blacklisting, San Francisco Rights Conference. 

"Cold War Culture Through the Courthouse Door: John Henry Faulk and the End of Blacklisting,"

Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado

Boulder, Colorado        

Honors and Awards

H.W. Brands Fellowship in United States History                                               

Centennial Graduate Student Support Fund Award                                

Dora Bonham Research Travel Award