Other Writing


The Atlantic

“What Parents Did Before Baby Formula”


“What We Get Wrong About Life Before Modern Baby Formula”

Lapham’s Quarterly

“Appetite for Destruction”

Nursing Clio

“COVID-19 Didn’t Break the Food System. Hunger Was Already Here.”

Reprints: History News Network, Bunk History

“Why Eighteenth-Century Hangriness Might Be a Thing (And Why It Matters).”


“Picturing Children’s Food in Early Modern Europe”


“‘Feed on Humane Flesh and Blood? Strang Mess!’: A Puritan Communion Cup,” Common-Place: The Journal of Early American Life 16, No. 3 (June 2016). 

The Junto

“Keep Calm and R&R”

“Roundtable Introduction: Food and Hunger in Vast Early America”

Review of Christopher M. Parsons, A Not-So-New World

“Frogs and Cats, Or, Access and Privilege”

“Do Objects Lie? A New Video for Teaching About Material Evidence”

“How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace Presentism”

The Recipes Project

“Continuing the Conversation about Hunger in Violent Appetites

“Do Objects Lie? Teaching About Food, Material Culture, and Evidence” 

“Vast and Bewildering: Early America at The Recipes Project

“Blood, Controversy, and Puddings in the Early English Atlantic”

“Gluttony and ‘Surfeit’ in Early Modern Europe”

“Teaching High School American History With Cookbooks”

“Rotten or Fermented?: Disgusting Cross-Cultural Foods in Early America”

“Look’d Like Milk: Breastmilk Substitutes in New England’s Borderlands” 

Reprint: “Revisiting Carla Cevasco’s “Look’d Like Milk: Breastmilk Substitutes in New England’s Borderlands””  

Youtube / Artbabble

Do Objects Lie?,” Chipstone Foundation, co-created with Christopher Allison

“This is Not a Chair,” Chipstone Foundation, co-created with Christopher Allison, John Bell, and Cara Kiernan Fallon



“‘Nothing which hunger will not devour’: Disgust and Sustenance in the Northeastern Borderlands,” Early American Studies 19, No. 2 (Spring 2021): 264-293.

“‘Look’d Like Milk: Colonialism and Infant Feeding in the English Atlantic World,” Journal of Early American History 10, No. 2-3 (2020): 147-178. 

“Hunger Knowledges and Cultures in New England’s Borderlands, 1675-1770,” Early American Studies 16, No. 2 (April 2018): 255-281. 

“This is My Body: Communion and Cannibalism in Colonial New England and New France,” New England Quarterly 89, No. 4 (December 2016): 1-31.


“Unraveling the Atlantic World,” Review of Jessica Yirush Stern, The Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast (2017), Reviews in American History 46, No. 2 (June 2018): 196-202.

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