Public engagement is a core element of my mission as a scholar, and I regularly give talks to diverse audiences at museums, libraries, universities, medical schools, historical societies, and Civil War roundtables. I also make frequent appearances on public television, radio, and podcasts. Below, you can access recordings of selected 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
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