Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1062
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
City of American Dreams: A History of Home Ownership and Housing Reform, Chicago 1871-1919 (University of Chicago Press, 2005)
“The Great Chicago Waiters’ Alliance of the 1890s: Producing Urban Space, Organizing Labor, Challenging Racial Divides,” Journal of Urban History. Spring 2014.
"Race, Housing, and Burnham's Plan: Why was there no housing in the 1909 Plan of Chicago?, Journal of Planning History. Spring 2011.
"The Political Education of John Jones: Black Politics in a Northern City," The Journal of the Historical Society. December 2007.
"Cleanliness and Capital Investments," Chicago History, Winter, 2007.
"Drawing the Color Line: Race and Real Estate in Early Twentieth-Century Chicago," Journal of Urban History, summer 2006. (nominated for a Berkshire Conference Article Prize).
"Health, Morality and Housing: 'The Tenement Problem' in Chicago," American Journal of Public Health, September 2003.
The American City in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
A History of Poverty and Social Reform in the U.S.
A History of the Modern American Landscape
Black Politics in American History