I regularly write for a variety of outlets, here are some links to my articles:

“Long Live the King”, New Criterion, September 9, 2019
”What If Man Is a Killer Ape Beset by Original Sin?”, Reason, August/September, 2019
From pets to pests: cats, rabbits and now raccoons”, Spectator, July 6, 2019
“A Social Media Platform Has Banned Support of Trump", Reason, June 25, 2019
“The Wildest Waters in the World”, Spectator, June 8, 2019
“True Crime and a Real Literary Mystery”, The New Criterion, June 6, 2019
“Melancholy Occurrences in Sydney”, Quadrant, June 1, 2019
Bush childhood evokes memories”, The Australian, May 18, 2019
”A Century Ago, May Day Brought Anarchist Bombs to Mailboxes—And Helped Transform American Politics”, TIME, May 1, 2019
“The Opt-Out Illusion”, Times Literary Supplement, April 9, 2019
”Veep’s Jokes are the Truth about Women in Politics”, SpectatorUSA, March 26, 2019
How humanity’s quest to explore has littered the skies above”, The Australian, March 30, 2019
“Spinning Yarns: Uplifting tales told through needlework”, The Spectator, February 2, 2019
“The do-gooders who just want to do you over”, The Australian, February 16, 2019
”Sears and the changing habits of American shoppers”, SpectatorUSA, November 18, 2018
“Myers-Brigg is Bunk”, Reason, November 2018
”Stitches in time: The history of the world through the eye of a needle”, The Spectator, October 13, 2018
“To Write a Predator”, Weekly Standard, September 9, 2018
"Separating Children From Their Parents? Our Prisons Do It All The Time", The American Conservative, June 27, 2018
“When trendy ideas capture the ruling elite, democracy can go hang”, The Spectator, June 23, 2018
"A Little Formaldeyde With Your Milk?", The American Conservative, June 20, 2018
"Slums: The History of a Global Injustice", Sydney Review of Books, June 19, 2018
"How We Lost Privacy", Reason, May 2018
"Are the French right to be obsessed with their Gaulish ancestry?", The Spectator, March 31, 2018
"Did the modern world really begin in 1947?" The Spectator, Dec 2, 2017
"The Glories of Empire - and Britain's Taste for the Exotic", The Spectator, Sep 2, 2017
"Why The English Sailed to the New World", The Spectator, July 8, 2017
"The Lost Women of South Central L. A.", The American Conservative, July 5, 2017
"Watching the Detectives", Slate, June 12, 2017
"Call it Sleep", The Weekly Standard, May 22, 2017
"How the Osage Indians Were Murdered for Their Oil", The Spectator, April 22, 2017
"How Yesterday's Anarchists Resemble Isis", The American Conservative, Oct 11, 2016
"Why we have forgotten the worst school attack in US history", TIME, Sep 15, 2016
"How Knitting Saved Me from Digital Overload", Slate, Sep 1, 2016
“The Dip, the Foot Pop, and the Selfie Smooch”, Slate, Feb 12, 2016
“New Powerball Odds Are Part of America’s Long Love Affair With Lotteries”, TIME, Oct 7, 2015
“Meet the Historians Who Track Down War Criminals for the U.S. Government”, TIME, March 17, 2015
“Fifty Shades of Grey and How One Sex Act Went Mainstream”, TIME, Feb. 12, 2015
“The Wire, Serial and the Decline of the American Industrial Empire”, TIME, Feb 5, 2015
“Curiosity Killed the Cat’s Career”, Inside Higher Ed, Dec 4, 2014
“Digital Natives Like a Good Lecture Too”, Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec 1, 2014
"In War, Fact Beats Fiction", The Australian, June 24, 2014
"Removing the Blindfold", Inside Higher Ed, April 14, 2014
“Too Much Informality", Inside Higher Ed, March 6, 2014
"Dipping Into Weird World of Leviathans", The Australian, July 27, 2013
“The Light Fantastic: When neon was the new new thing", Slate, July 12 2013
“Saying Thank You”Inside Higher Ed, June 26, 2013
“Talking to Civilians”, Inside Higher Ed, April 26, 2013
“The Great Goldfish Invasion: How an Exotic Carp Took Over America”, The Atlantic, Nov 1, 2012
(As a result of this piece, I was interviewed for Word of Mouth on New Hampshire Public Radio, and mentioned in the New York Times in a September 2016 story on invasive goldfish).
“10 Commandments of Twitter for Academics”, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9, 2012
“The Glamorous, Adrenaline-Fueled Life of Harriet Quimby”, The Atlantic, Apr 25, 2012
“Why We're Still Looking for Amelia”, The Atlantic, Feb 27, 2012
“River of Smoke”, Berlin Review of Books, December 5, 2011
"Still Flying", Berfrois, Aug 5, 2011
“Tales from a Dystopic Camelot”, Berlin Review of Books, May 28, 2011
“Conducting the International Job search”, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 18, 2011