Modern US HIstory, Urban History, HIstory of American Religions, History of American Economics, California, and Los Angeles.
RECENT ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
"Religion and the Civic Landscape: The Case of the Los Angeles County Committee on Church and Community Cooperation," in Richard Flory and Diane Winston, eds., Religion in Los Angeles: Religious Activism, Innovation, and Diversity in the Global City, Routledge, forthcoming 2021.
With Edward Dunbar and Robin Toma, “The Tradition and Practice of Human Relations in Responding to Community-Based Hate Violence,” in Edward Dunbar, Michael Fingerle, and Christian Munthe, eds., The Psychology of Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism: U.S. and Global Issues, v. 3, Praeger, 2016, 1-36
"Urban Christianity in Post-World War II America," History Compass 9 (August 2011): 644-656
"Local Contexts, Global Frameworks, and the Future of the California History Course," California History 87 (2009): 46-8
RECENT GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Grant, CSULA, Spring 2013
American Communities Program Faculty Research Fellowship, CSULA, Spring 2012
Co-Principal Investigator, "Culture of Engagement in an Era of Displacement," National Endowment for the Humanities, 2007-8
Research Fellow, Center on Religion and Democracy, University of Virginia, 2004-5