Office Hours: Fridays, 10:00-12:00
Field & Specialties
19th Century United States
American Civil War
Slavery & Emancipation
A.B., Princeton University (2018), Magna Cum Laude
Ian is a second-year graduate student from Northfield, Minnesota. He specializes in nineteenth-century American political history.
“‘Egypt’ and Emancipation: An Exploration of Political Partisanship in Wartime Illinois” Chicago Journal of History, Winter 2018.
Ian's current project examines the formation of the Republican Party in Illinois prior to the presidential election of 1856.
Awards & Honors
Princeton University Department of History Koren Prize
HIUS 2003: Slavery and Freedom at UVA and in Central Virginia—History and Legacies (Teaching Assitant, Fall 2019)
HIUS 3071: The Coming of the American Civil War (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2019)