Public engagement is a core element of my scholarly mission, and I frequently appear on public television, radio, and podcasts and speak at museums, libraries, universities, medical schools, and historical societies.
(Scroll for a list of select public talks and media appearances)
- (audio) A medical historian on infectious diseases as the “third army” of the Civil War, STAT First Opinion Podcast, April 28, 2021
- (audio) The Civil War & Opiate Addiction, Constant Wonder, BYUradio, January 2021
- (video) Opiate Addiction and Civil War Veterans, American History TV, C-SPAN3, November 2020
- (audio) The “Dark Turn” in Civil War History, The Rogue Historian podcast, November 2020
- (audio) Opiate Addiction in the American Civil War, History Hack podcast, October 2020
- (text) Interview about “Opium Slavery: Veterans and the Experience of Addiction” in The Journal of the Civil War Era, H-CivWar, July 2020
- (video) Morphine addiction and the U.S. Civil War, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Frederick, Maryland, May 2020
- (audio) Civil War veterans and Opiate Addiction, The Rogue Historian podcast, November 2019
- (audio) The Civil War-era Opioid Crisis, Bullitt History of Medicine Lecture Series, UNC Medical School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, December 2018
- (audio) Interviewed for “As The Opium Trade Boomed In The 1800s, Boston Doctors Raised Addiction Concerns,” Common Health, WBUR (Boston NPR), August 2017
Interested in hosting a talk or an interview? I’m available for speaking engagements in person and remotely, and you can contact me here.