Professor, Dept of History & Levin College of Law

(on sabbatical 2017-2018)

Member, Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate Committee


Ph.D. University of Chicago; J.D. Chicago Kent College of Law

Areas of Interest/Research

Constitutional and Legal History (police misconduct; popular justice and popular sovereignty); Chicago (especially criminal justice in Chicago); digital history.


Pattern & Practice: Reclaiming the Lost History of Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1971 (



Office: 226 Keene Flint
Phone: (352) 273-3387
Fax: (352) 392-6927

Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320