Paper Presentations

“From Humanae Vitae to Three Mile Island: Catholic Technocrats and American Culture in the 1970s,” Panel Presentation at the General Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, January 2-5, 2015

“John Hugo and Catholic Parish Life in Cold War Pittsburgh,” Panel Presentation at the General Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2014 – panel organizer

“‘Reawakening A Glory That Is Gone’: Anglo-American Catholics Encounter Latin America in the 1940s and 1950s,” Panel Presentation at the Joint Meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association and the American Catholic Historical Association, University of Saint Michael’s College, Toronto, Ontario, April 15-16, 2011

“From Mission Field to Capitol Hill: U.S. Missionaries in Guatemala and in Washington, D.C., 1943-1975,” Panel Presentation at the General Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 3-6, 2008

“‘A Call for Forty Thousand’: New Approaches for the Study of U.S. Catholic Mission,” Panel Presentation at the Spring Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association, Marquette University, March 29-31, 2007

“Irish Americans and the Boer War, 1899-1902,” Panel Presentation, “Ireland and Race” Conference, New York University, March 4-6, 2005

Chair/Moderator

Lilly Fellows Program Conference on “Faith and Academic Freedom in Civic Virtue,” Discussion Leader, University of Scranton, October 18-20, 2013

Conference on In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament of Catholic Intellectual Life Today, Roundtable Moderator, Conference sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies and the University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, September 20-22, 2013

“Catholic Missionaries,” Chair of Panel at the General Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 3-6, 2013

Roundtables

“Graduate Student to Junior Faculty: Connections and Issues,” Presidential Roundtable Presentation at the General Meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, January 2-5, 2015

“Surviving Your First Year of Teaching,” Panel Presentation at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2-5, 2014

“Religion and United States Empire,” Roundtable Presentation at the North American Religions Section, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 23-26, 2013

Invited Lectures

“Catholic Internationalism and Guatemala’s Civil War, 1960-1996,” American Catholic Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA, October 21, 2014

“The Historian’s Craft and Social Contribution,” Phi Alpha Theta Induction Ceremony, Mount St. Mary’s University, April 14, 2014

“John Hugo and Catholic Parish Life in Cold War Pittsburgh,” Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA, April 13, 2014

Community Speaking

“A Fast and Furious Survey of United States Catholic History from 1492 to the present,” Keynote at 2014 Lenten Retreat, Notre Dame Club of Gettysburg, April 5, 2014

“Mandela Moments,” remarks at the 2014 Annual Gettysburg Africa Dinner, March 30, 2014

Media Appearances

“How will the world remember Nelson Mandela,” WBAL News Radio 1090 (Baltimore), June 27, 2013