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Professor Emeritus

Department of History, UAB: 1984-2008


  • PhD, The College of William and Mary, 1983

Principal publications:

  • A Country Between: The Upper Ohio Valley and Its Peoples, 1724-1774 (Nebraska, 1992)
  • Army & Empire: British Soldiers on the American Frontier, 1758-1775 (Nebraska, 2004)
  • To Risk It All: General Forbes, the Capture of Fort Duquesne and the Cours of Empire in the Ohio Country (Pitt, 2020)


  • Colonial North America circa 1400-1765
  • Native American History in Eastern North America