Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Advisor: Peter S. Onuf
Email: djs7g (at) virginia.edu
Fields & SpecialtiesEarly United States economic, political, and social history
B.A., History, Florida State University, 1999
M.A., History, University of Virginia, 2005
Dissertation working title: "A Capital City: Washington, D.C., and the Political Economy of American Federalism, 1790-1830"
My dissertation examines the partnership formed by federal and state officials and individual investors to develop Washington City.