Chris is an Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Fellow. Being an engaged scholar has been a core part of Chris’ professional and educational life. It means:
- transforming knowledge of the academic discipline of history into public humanities projects;
- writing for the public; and
- engaging with controversial ideas and trying to empathize with different perspectives.
Chris is also an assistant producer for Sexing History, a podcast on how the history of sexuality shapes our present. In this role, he conducts research for episodes and assists with editing rough drafts of scripts.
Link to his public history writings here.
Learn more about his work in museums here.