Graduate advising

At UC Santa Cruz, I am currently accepting PhD and MA students who are interested in topics such as the history of the Atlantic world, the history of technology, the cultural and social history of the Portuguese or British empires, or the history of medicine, drugs, and pharmacology.


I currently teach a number of classes at UC Santa Cruz. Below you can download syllabi for the most recent, arranged according to date.

Fall, 2020: History 196F, “Urban Environments.”

Spring, 2020: History 100, “Historical Skills and Methods.”

Fall, 2019: History 196F, “Imperial Ecology”

Winter, 2019: History 151B, “Drugs in World History.”

Winter, 2018, 2019, and 2020: History 70A, “Early Modern Europe”

Fall, 2017: History 196J, “Drugs in the Early Modern World”