Recent Academic Lectures & Presentations

"Teamster Boss, Dave Beck: 'Mr. Seattle'," Labor and Working Class History Association Conference, University of Washington, June 2017.

"Teamster Boss, Dave Beck," North American Labor History Conference," Wayne State University, October 2014.

"Freedom from Oppression: The Rise and Fall of the American Union Movement," Freedom Project, Marquette University, March 2013.

"Dave Beck, 'Mr. Seattle': Missteps," Pacific Northwest History Conference, Tacoma, October 2012.

“Organized Crime in the West: Hells Angels,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Seattle, March 2009.

“Creating and Redefining the Vice Zone: Law Enforcement Policies in Portland, 1890s-1950s,” Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, November 2005.

“Labor Racketeering: A Case Study of the Western Conference of Teamsters,” North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, October 2005.