Patriotic Education in a Global Age, with Randall Curren. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.
For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.
American Education, Democracy, and the Second World War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
ARTICLES AND ESSAYS
“Education for Citizenship… Is Too Important to Leave to Chance”: John Allen and the University of South Florida, 1956-1970.” Perspectives on the History of Higher Education, 32 (2017), 50-78.
“‘It Was a Sort of Soft War That One Waged’: Teacher Education at the University of Cape Town, 1976-1994.” Southern African Review of Education, 19, no. 2 (2013), 48-71.
“The Cold War Politicization of Literacy: Communism, UNESCO and the World Bank,” with Kristen Ghodsee. Diplomatic History, 36, no. 2 (2012), 373-398.
*Awarded History of Education Society Best Article Prize.
“Political Goals and Social Ideals: Dewey, Democracy, and the Emergence of the Turkish Republic,” with Doris Santoro. Education and Culture, 27, no. 2 (2011), 3-27.
“From ‘Liberal Professions’ to ‘Lucrative Professions’: Bowdoin College, Stanford University, and the Civic Functions of Higher Education.” Teachers College Record, 113, no. 7 (2011), 1566-1596.
“National Unity and National Discord: The Western Homefront during World War II,” with Connie Chiang. Journal of the West, 49, no. 3 (2011), 41-60.
“‘War Conditions Made It Impossible…’: Historical Statistics and Women’s Higher Education Enrollments, 1940-1952.” Studies in the Humanities, 36, no. 2 (2009), 108-115.
CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
“The Nature and Nurture of Patriotic Virtue,” with Randall Curren. In Tom Harrison and David Walkers, eds. The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education. Forthcoming: Routledge, 2017.
“A Modest Plea for Collaborative History and Philosophy of Education,” with Randall Curren. In Antoinette Errante, Jackie Blount, and Bruce Kimball, eds. Philosophy and History of Education: Diverse Perspectives on Their Value and Relationship. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
“‘A Vital, Free, Independent and Lay Republic’: John Dewey and the Role of Education in Establishing the Turkish State,” with Doris Santoro. In Richard Garlitz and Lisa Jarvinen, eds. Teaching America to the World and the World to America: Education and Foreign Relations since 1870. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
“‘The Appeal to the German Mind’: Educational Reconstruction in the American Zone of Occupation, 1944-1948,” with Brian Puaca. In Noah Sobe, ed. American Post-Conflict Educational Reconstruction from the Spanish-American War to Iraq. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
“The New Math: A Political History.” History of Education Quarterly, 56, no. 1 (2016): 197-200.
“The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II.” The Journal of American History, 102, no. 3 (2015): 847.
“Creating the College Man: American Mass Magazines and Middle-Class Manhood, 1890-1915.” Teachers College Record, January 3, 2011: http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=16269
“War Memory, Nationalism and Education in Postwar Japan, 1945-2007.” History of Education Quarterly, 50, no. 1 (2010): 104-108.
“Innocents Abroad: American Teachers in the American Century.” History of Education Quarterly, 47, no. 4 (2007): 539-543.
"How a Socialist Ended Up Writing the Pledge of Allegiance," Fortune Magazine, Commentary. September 8, 2017: http://fortune.com/2017/09/08/pledge-of-allegiance-francis-bellamy-immigration/
"What is College Good For?" The Chronicle of Higher Education, Commentary, August 1, 2017: https://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Is-College-Good-For-/240778?cid=wcontentlist_hp_5
"For the Common Good," Inside Higher Ed, June 2017: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/06/13/author-discusses-his-new-history-American-higher-education