Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Department of History, 2013
MA, Pennsylvania State University, Department of History, 2009
MA, Drew University, Biblical Studies, with distinction, 2007
BA, Cornell University, Religious Studies, magna cum laude, 2005
Baptized with the Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America (Oxford University Press, 2016)
“Soil and Soul: Our Protestant Agrarian Past," Christian Century 132:19 (Sep 16, 2015) - essay adapted from Baptized with the Soil
“Protesting the Pope’s (Not Yet Released) Environmental Encyclical? Check Your Doctrine," Religion Dispatches, June 8, 2015
Evan Berry, Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism. Agricultural History 90:2 (Spring 2016), 262-263
Adjunct Instructor - Penn State University Department of History, 2010-2013
The World at War, 1939-1945 (Fall 2012, Spring 2013)
US History, 1865-present (Fall 2010, Spring 2011)
US History, 1865-present, online version (Summer 2011, Summer 2012)
2009-10 - Research assistant, Pennsylvania Agricultural History Project (Penn State)
2005-07 - Research/editorial assistant, Ancient Christian Commentaries on Scripture series (published by InterVarsity Press)
2006 - Research assistant, Dr. Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre (Drew University)
2004 - Research assistant, Dr. Kim Haines-Eitzen (Cornell University)
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS
2012 - Penn State Center for Global Studies Fellow, spring 2012
2012 - Dissertation release, spring 2012 semester, Penn State University Dept. of History
2011 - McCourtney Scholarship, Penn State University Dept. of History
2010 - McCourtney Fellowship Grant, Penn State University Dept. of History
2007 - Research travel grant, Penn State University Dept. of History
"Baptized with the Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America," Baylor University, November 2015.
“Building the Kingdom in the Countryside: Christian Missionaries, Agriculture, and Globalization.” Penn State Center for Global Studies Brown Bag Lecture Series, April 2012.
"The Agrarian Holy Earth: Spreading Liberty Hyde Bailey's Theology in the Soil Conservation Movement." Agricultural History Society, June 2016.
“The Call of the Wild: Nature and the Hermit’s Body in the Early National United States.” Penn State University History Graduate Conference, October 2009.
“Vatican Activism and ‘Leaving Science to the Scientists,’” interview on State of Belief Radio, June 13, 2015.
BLOGPOSTS AND JOURNALISM
“No Child Left Inside on the Holy Earth: Liberty Hyde Bailey and the Spirituality of Nature Study.” OUPBlog, October 2, 2015.
“Ignoring the Pope on Climate Change is Not Like Using Contraception.” Religion Dispatches blog, June 18, 2015.
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