Reading the American Post-Apocalypse • Medium, 2017

Decoding the Success of a Picture Book About Monsters and Trolls • Atlas Obscura, 2017

As American as Apfelkuchen • Politics Means Politics, 2017

Black Panther and the Promised Land • Electric Literature, 2016

The Incredibly Convoluted History of Westmoreland County, Connecticut • Journal of the American Revolution, 2014

The Whale-boat Men of Long Island Sound • Journal of the American Revolution, 2013
Reprinted in Journal of the American Revolution: Annual Volume 2015

Samuel Smedley and Prize Division • Journal of the American Revolution, 2013

Eight Million Sots in the Naked CityReason, 2007

The First Free State ProjectReason, 2004

Tempest in a Coffeepot: Starbucks Invades the WorldReason, 2003
Reprinted in Current Perspectives: Cultural Anthropology and Globalization, 2006



My archive at the Yankee Institute for Public Policy, 2018–2019

Chopping Wood: A Beginner’s Guide • Insteading, 2016

A Dry Town Goes Wet After More Than a Century • Atlas Obscura, 2016

Fight Over Solar in Bridgeport: Two Types of Environmentalism Collide • National Geographic Energy Blog, 2014

An Interview With Jeffrey E. Barlough, author of the Western Lights novels • Black Gate, 2013

Bubble Curtains: Can They Dampen Sound Waves? • National Geographic News, 2012

For Sale: Stamford Island Offers Off-Shore RetreatStamford Advocate, 2010